Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Nora Barlow'
Columbine, Granny's Bonnet 'Nora Barlow'
Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Nora Barlow' is a must for the flower arranger! Fully double flowers of suffused red, pink and green arranged in perfect symmetry. Flowers late spring/early summer. Height 24-30in.
This variety has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata|
|Common name||Columbine, Granny's Bonnet 'Nora Barlow'|
|Flower colour||Red, Green|
|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 John Innes 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 8cm (3in) pots. Later plant out 30cm (12in) apart into moist but well drained soil in sun or part shade.|