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Pagan Purples New Millennium Delphinium
The Best for the South!

Pagan Purples New Millennium Delphinium

1-Quart
Item # 43192
$12.95
Buy 3+ at $11.95 ea
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The Richest Colors, the Best Garden Performance!

Blooms in early summer, then repeats as summer turns to fall.
At last, Delphiniums with terrific staying power in just about any weather! The New Millennium™ series is bred with stronger stems, more petals, richer colors, and an overall weather tolerance that can't be beat! Even if Delphiniums have struggled in your garden in the past, you'll find these to be top performers over many seasons -- not to mention outstandingly beautiful!

Pagan Purples is the newest and boldest New Millennium™, featuring the deepest, richest shades of violet and midnight-blue yet, with multiple hues on individual blooms. You'll love these tall, thick, flower-packed stems, which arise first in early summer, then again (if cut or deadheaded promptly after the first bloom) in late summer and early fall!.

Pagan Purples reaches 4 to 6 feet high, the top portion completely devoted to glorious blooms! The flowers continue for 3 weeks in each season, giving you more than a month of the darkest, brightest, richest blue color your garden and vase have ever seen. --And just to keep things interesting, a very small percentage of Pagan Purples will be white, mauve, or semi-double!

Most Delphiniums do well in cool and moderate climates, but the New Millennium™ series is one of the very few to tolerate hot, humid gardens. The best choice for the south and midwest, these plants can put up with the late-afternoon thundershowers and warm nights that are so characteristic of summer in these regions. (The strong stems come in handy during those summer storms!) Nibbling deer and rabbits leave them alone, which is a nice bonus. And as if this weren't enough, the New Millenniums™ are also longer-lived than older strains, giving you a few extra seasons of beauty!

Hand-crossed by Terry Dowdeswell in New Zealand from British hybrids, the New Millenniums™ are certain to become the stars of your sunny borders and cutflower arrangements! Zones 3-7.

Genus Delphinium
Species elatum
Variety New Millennium™ Pagan Purples
Item Form 1-Quart
Zone 3 - 7
Bloom Season Early Summer - Early Fall
Habit Upright
Plant Height 4 ft - 6 ft
Plant Width 18 in - 24 in
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Flower, Free Bloomer, Repeat Bloomer, Rose Companions
Bloom Color Dark Blue, Dark Purple
Foliage Color Dark Green
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Humidity Tolerant, Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance, Heat Tolerant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Border, Cut Flowers, Outdoor
Restrictions Canada, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands