Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Nora Barlow Mixed'
Columbine, Granny's Bonnet 'Nora Barlow Mixed'
Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Nora Barlow Mixed' produces beautiful border plants with fully double, nodding blooms in a wide range of colours, from pastel pink shades through to deep ocean blue, some petals tipped in lime green. They also make superb and unusual cut flowers. Flowers in early summer. Height: 76-100cm (30-40in).
|Botanical name||Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata|
|Common name||Columbine, Granny's Bonnet 'Nora Barlow Mixed'|
|Flower colour||Purple, Blue, White, Red|
|Flowering time||Spring, Summer|
|Plant type||Flower Seeds|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow from late winter to early summer 6mm (¼in) deep in a good seed compost. Make sure that the compost is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 25-35 days at 15-20C (59-68F). Transplant when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots and grow on cool and well lit. Later plant out 30cm (12in) apart into moist but well drained soil in sun or part shade.|