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Botanical name: Delphinium 'Faust'
Other names: Delphinium 'Faust'
Variety or cultivar: 'Faust' _ 'Faust' is a perennial with an erect habit. Its divided foliage is dark-green. In summer it bears erect racemes of dark-eyed, dark-blue and purple, semi-double flowers.
Delphinium 'Faust' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-purple, Dark-blue in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in Summer
Toxicity: All parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Contact with sap may cause skin irritation.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: May also be subject to a virus.
Pruning: Thin shoots when plant is 7cm high to 2-3 shoots on young plants and 5-7 shoots on established plants to promote best flowers. Deadhead by cutting spent flower spikes back to small flowering side shoots. Cut back to ground level in autumn.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Basal cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Delphinium 'Faust' (Delphinium 'Faust') will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging
Cultivation: Plant in a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Apply a fortnightly balanced liquid feed during the growing season. Stake with bamboo canes in mid-spring.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Well-drained, Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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