These flowers are beautiful and majestic and these days come in a wide range of colours and cultivars. The enthusiastic gardeners cover such topics as all the different colours, species and hybrids, breeding delphiniums, delphiniums in the garden, delphinium propagation, growing them in containers, and lots more. Great colour photos throughout.
Gardeners throughout the world love these majestic flowers but few are aware of the range of colour and form that are now available with the burst of new cultivars, several of which have been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Not just blue, but red, pink, violet, yellow and white forms are available. Two leading experts on raising and introducing delphiniums bring all their expertise and enthusiasm to this much-awaited guide, which includes: Garden delphiniums: an introduction Wild delphiniums * Cultivated delphiniums The Breeding of cultivated delphiniums Using delphiniums in the garden General cultivation: soil requirements Propagation Pests and diseases Breeding new delphiniums and growing delphiniums in containers