Foliage Color:Green shades
Sunlight:Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun), Part Shade (4-6 hrs. Direct Sun)
Water Requirements:Average Water Needs
Soil Quality:Average Soil Quality, Fertile Soil Quality
Soil Chemistry:Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0), Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)
Bloomtime:Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Attracts Wings:Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly
Critter Resistant:Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Seasonal Interest:Dried Seed Heads
Garden Style:Cottage, Eclectic
Other Features:Border Plant, Cut Flower, Cut Foliage, Dried Flower, Mass Planting, Specimen, Focal Point
Origin:Not Native to North America
'New Millennium Stars' is a mix of all the New Millennium Hybrid delphiniums including: 'Blue Lace', 'Blushing Brides', 'Green Twist', 'Double Innocence', 'Misty Mauves', 'Morning Lights', 'Pagan Purples', 'Purple Passion', 'Royal Aspirations', and 'Sunny Skies'. Therefore, the flowers will range in color from white to pink to purple and will range in height from 3 to 6 feet.
This plant is an English hybrid type of delphinium bred by Dowdeswell's Delphiniums in New Zealand. They are hand crossed by the breeder in order to produce the highest quality seed. These F1 hybrids have excellent form, strong stems, and a vigorous growth habit. They were selected for their improved tolerance of heat and humidity, while retaining their cold hardiness.