Delphinium elatum ‘Magic Fountains Dark Blue Dark Bee’ is an herbaceous perennial that displays dwarf spikes of dark blue flowers and a center of anthers that look like black bees covered with pollen. No staking needed. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Grows best in rich, moist, well-drained soil.
How do you care for a magic fountain delphinium? Delphiniums require full sun, preferably in a spot protected from high winds. They also need very fertile soil, with a pH close to neutral. If your soil is acid, plan to mix a handful of lime into the bed. And, lastly, all of the tall varieties require staking.