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Aquilegia x hybrida 'McKana Giants Mixed'

Columbine, Granny's Bonnet

Hardy Perennial

Attractive free-flowering, long spurred mixture in a wide range of vibrant coloured blooms on strong stems, ideal for cutting. Outstanding garden performance.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, 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 (200 aquilegia seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.29
Sow spring to mid summer in a good 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 (3-5 C) for 3 weeks then place in warmth (15-21 C). Inspect regularly and remove if any start to germinate in the fridge.

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 30cm (12in) apart.

Plant in moist well drained soil, sun or part shade. Seed sown early will often produce flowers the same season.

Caution: Irritant to skin and eyes. Harmful if eaten.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

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.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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