Delphinium 'Summer Nights' question

bgaviator(7)May 28, 2013

I planted three Delphinium 'Summer Nights' plants a couple of weeks ago, and two of them are looking ok, though not really a lot of blooms, but the third plant is looking very thin and unhealthy. I have been making sure they get plenty of water. They are in a full sun location. I know the soil looks poor in this picture....it was a grassy/weed area that just got tilled for the first time last year. I have mixed in compost and top soil last year and this year....the soil is very loose, and doesn't seem too bad despite how dry it looks on the surface. Any thoughts? Thanks.

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

dig it back up.. put it back in the pot.. and put it in full shade for a few weeks.. and see if you can save it???

a top dressing of mulch.. will defeat the dryness of the surface of your soil .. the inherent blackness of the soil is retaining heat.. and on some level.. perhaps.. cooking the plants

why just this one.. i dont know.. because i didnt see its root mass at planting ...

ken

    Bookmark   May 29, 2013 at 8:29AM
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