Delphinium requienii

Requien's Delphinium

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Item #: 6284

Zones: 7a to 8b, guessing

Dormancy: Winter, Fall

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Southern Europe

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

Ok, so it's a biennial, but everyone who visits our spring open house asks about buying one, so here it is. This Southwest European native has been a great plant in our spring garden, composed of a glossy bright green basal rosette, topped in late spring with 3' tall stalk of mauvy purple flowers. After flowering, it disappears for the summer, re-appearing as small seedlings in early fall. We especially like the fact that it reseeds in place.