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Aquilegia caerulea

Rocky Mountain Columbine, Colarado Blue Columbine, Granny's Bonnet

Hardy Perennial

Possibly the most beautiful Aquilegia of all. With glorious light to deep blue flowers 2-3in across sometimes fetching bi-coloured with white. An excellent border perennial, grand for cutting, in bloom for several weeks and will grow in sun or light shade. Flowers late spring/early summer. Height: 30-35cm (12-14in)

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, alpine & rockery, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July
Sowing Months:
February, March, April, May, June, September, October
Position:
full sun, sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
    • £2.99
Sow spring to mid summer in a free draining seed compost just covering the seed with compost. Germination can take from 1 -3 months at 15-21C (60-70F), to speed this up seal in a polythene bag after sowing and leave in a refrigerator (3-50 for 3 weeks then place in warmth (15-21 C). Inspect regularly and remove if any start to germinate in the f ridge. Transplant when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Move to a coldframe or plunge the pots up to their rims in a sheltered site outdoors and plant out in autumn, 12in apart in moist well drained soil, sun or part shade.

Caution: harmful if eaten

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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