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PurpleShades of purple/mauve/lilac/violetPurple picotee edging
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Clump-forming perennial with lobed leaflets 1-4cm (½-1½in) long and many-branched, stiff stems
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'William Guinness'
Seeds may be available, check buying options below.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGood for light woodland setting. Selfseeds freely. Wildlife plant - insectsPests & DiseasesSawflies, caterpillars, aphids, leafminers, powdery mildew.Place of originEurope
Flower ShapeRacemesTerminal, leafy racemes of 5-15 pendent to horizontal flowers with, short hooked spurs, to 2cm (¾in) longSingleRow of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
Garden Location/ConditionsBorderHerbaceous border
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant
- Aquilegia - Growing Guide
- Cutting back aquilegias after flowering - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding of Aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video