Delphinium 'Neon Sensation'
Delphinium 'Neon Sensation'

Delphinium 'Neon Sensation'

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Delphinium 'Neon Sensation'

1 bare root — £8.90

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Description

Delphinium 'Neon Sensation' is surely one of the most beautiful, with its stunning double-layered petals in shades of pale violet, mauve, lilac and lavender, merging into a gorgeous cream-yellow centre. Delphinium 'Neon Sensation' is one of the new Highlander™ series of double delphiniums, raised only in the past few years, in Scotland. Stately flower spires appear in mid-summer, over a mound of deeply-cut green leaves. This Delphinium is compact, compared to the old-style perennial Delphinium of yesteryear, at just 80-100cm or so in height.

Delphinium elatum 'Highlander Neon Sensation®' makes an excellent cut-flower, and it is also short enough to use in mixed containers. It will make the perfect addition to any summer garden, and can be grown in borders or containers, in full sun or part shade. It is the ideal choice for those looking to create a cottage-style garden. Finally, if you trim back stems once the flowers have faded, this will encourage a repeat blooming later in the autumn!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Delphinium elatum 'Highlander Neon Sensation'

  • Flower colour

    Purple, blue

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    1-1.2m

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    5 plants per m2

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    2-3 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    Skin/eyes irritant
    Harmful if eaten

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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