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Delphinium elatum ‘Blue Nile’


(17 customer reviews)

Wide, smooth petals of azure blue surround a gently ruffled white eye on upright, sturdy stems. This award winner is a magnificent choice for the back of a sunny border. Height 1.5m. Spread 60cm. Flowers May to July. Full sun. Fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Hardy. Attracts bees.

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Delphinium elatum ‘Blue Nile’

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RHS Details

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Additional information

Pot Size

Plant Botanical Type

Perennial (herbaceous)

Flower Colour

Blue, White

Leaf Colour


Varigated Leaf








Blooms/foliage interest in

Spring, Summer


No, deciduous


mild winter to -5C


Borders and containers


Likes full sun, tolerates part shade

Soil Type

Loam (normal)

Soil PH



Well drained soil


Harmful if eaten

Insect Attraction


17 reviews for Delphinium elatum ‘Blue Nile’

  1. georgie fry (verified owner)

    beautiful plants delivered promptly!!

  2. John (verified owner)

  3. John codling (verified owner)

    excellent service and plants very healthy. would highly recommend this company. cant buy better plants anywhere than proctors.

  4. NORMA (verified owner)

    The Delphinium plants were securely packed and arrived on time. The plants were a good size with healthy stems and leaves. Blue Nile is my favourite delphinium and I look forward to the plants flowering in my garden. Thank you Proctors for your excellent service.

  5. Cally (verified owner)

    The plants arrived safely and in good condition because they had been carefully and well-packed. Very pleased and will certainly use Proctors Nursery again.

  6. Martin Williams (verified owner)

    Plants are packed very carefully..arrived on time..are showing new shoots!!

  7. Jason Richards (verified owner)

    Beautiful, well rooted plants and well packed for safe delivery

  8. Jo Hill (verified owner)

  9. Philippa Pinn (verified owner)

  10. Tania T. (verified owner)

    All the plants were in great condition – delighted

  11. Jo K. (verified owner)

    Excellent service. Plant quality was excellent also.

  12. April Clarke (verified owner)

  13. Jean Roberts (verified owner)

  14. Anne-Marie D. (verified owner)

    Amazing, healthy plants, quick delivery,well package.

  15. David (verified owner)

    Nice very well rooted plants

  16. Shizuka (verified owner)

    Very happy with the quality of plants (all of them). Received fast and safely thank you!

  17. Anonymous (verified owner)

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