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Aquilegia viridiflora 'Chocolate Soldier'
Columbine, Granny's Bonnet 'Chocolate Soldier'

Aquilegia viridiflora 'Chocolate Soldier' Columbine, Granny's Bonnet 'Chocolate Soldier'
£2.99 0820000037 Category: Seeds > Flower Seeds
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Aquilegia viridiflora 'Chocolate Soldier' is a rare, choice species featuring delicate, nodding, chocolate-brown, 1.5cm (½in) blooms from late spring onwards. The neatly compact plants are perfect for borders and rockeries. A collector's item. Height: 30-35cm (12-14 inches).

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Botanical name Aquilegia viridiflora
Common name Columbine, Granny's Bonnet 'Chocolate Soldier'
Drought resistance N
Flower colour Brown
Flowering time Spring, Summer
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance N
Habit Upright
Plant type Flower Seeds
Season of interest Spring, Summer
Time to maturity 2 - 5 years
Ultimate height 0.1m - 0.5m
Ultimate spread 0.1m - 0.5m
Useful/additional information Sow February to June or September to October. Sow on the surface of a good free draining, damp, seed compost and cover with a fine sprinkling of vermiculite. Seal container inside a polythene bag and place at 15-20C (59-68F). Germination can take 1-3 months. Do not exclude light, as this helps germination. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost, 30cm (12in) apart.

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