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AQUILEGIA

Commonly known as Columbine, Granny's bonnet

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All Flower APR-JUN

Another decorative from cottage gardens with attractive foliage which appears in clumps in early spring.

Genus of about 70 species of clump-forming perennials from meadows, open woodland and mountainous areas in the northern hemisphere.

The UK native columbine A. vulgaris, with short, hooked spurs as opposed to the longer, straighter ones in the garden varieties, occurs as a blue or white flower but many garden varieties have spread into the wild.

Further Reading....

  • Blue
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - shades of various colours
  • White
  • Yellow
  • Height - 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump- forming perennial.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - sawflies, caterpillars, aphids, leafminers, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - northern hemishpere.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

Buy Varieties of AQUILEGIA

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Black Barlow'

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Black Barlow'  >


Commonly known as: Columbine, Granny's bonnet.
Dark plum-purple flowers which make a strong show
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 Each
£11.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Greenapples'

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Commonly known as: Columbine, Granny's bonnet.
Pale green buds opening to greenish many-petalled flowers ageing to cream
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 Each
£11.50 each
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Nora Barlow'

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Nora Barlow'  >


Commonly known as: Columbine, Granny's bonnet.
Striking double red, pink and green
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 Each
£11.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Ruby Port'

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Commonly known as: Columbine, Granny's bonnet.
Very floriferous variety with dark red sepals
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 Each
£11.50 each

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'William Guinness'

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'William Guinness'  >


Commonly known as: Columbine, Granny's bonnet.
(Magpie) - striking single white with purple picotee edging
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 Each
£11.50 each

AQUILEGIA 'Yellow Star'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Columbine, Granny's bonnet.
Bright yellow flowers with long spurs
Multibuy Any 3+ for £9.00 Each
£11.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

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