Common Name: Hybrid Bee Delphinium Delphinium N. Mill Stars

Height:3.0-6.0 Feet

Spread:18.0-24.0 Inches

Hardiness Zones:3,4,5,6,7

Flower Color:Multicolored

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 QualityFertile Soil Quality

Soil Chemistry:Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)

Bloomtime:Early SummerLate SummerEarly Fall

Attracts Wings:Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsBee Friendly

Critter Resistant:Deer ResistantRabbit Resistant

Seasonal Interest:Dried Seed Heads

Growth Rate:Medium

Garden Style:CottageEclectic

Other Features:Border PlantCut FlowerCut FoliageDried FlowerMass PlantingSpecimenFocal 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.