The delphinium is a beautiful cottage garden favourite and one of the few, true blue flowers.
Delphiniums blossom from late spring throughout the summer and range in colour from pure white through to lilac, purple and blue.
There are over 300 species of delphiniums and weather dependent are available as
Did You Know? Delphiniums are native to the Northern Hemisphere.
Did You Know? The name delphinium is derived from the Latin word for 'dolphin' as the flower shape resembles a dolphin.
Did You Know? Historically, delphiniums have been used to create blue dyes and inks.
Did You Know? The delphinium is highly toxic and in the wild has been known to poison cattle.
Delphiniums and Summer Weddings
Delphiniums are the perfect flower for a stunning table arrangement at a summer wedding.
They look beautiful grouped with other cottage garden style flowers and are a really popular choice for brides wanting statement wedding flowers.
Caring for Delphiniums
To ensure maximum vase life, re-cut stems and remove all foliage that will be in contact with water. Always add flower food.
Change the water daily, re-cutting the stems each time.
Display out of direct sunlight in a cool part of your home.
Wash hands thoroughly after handling as delphiniums are poisonous.
Within our Summer Collection we have a number of bouquets the showcase the true beauty of delphiniums. Different shades of delphiniums look simply stunning displayed together in a tall vase or alternatively can be arranged with an assortment of cottage garden flowers to make a beautiful summer bouquet.