This beauty came from a seed exchange with VanDusen Botanical Garden Seed Collectors. All plants are consistently uniform in form and colour. Pale pink-mauve flowers are much loved by bumble bees and hummingbirds. These are tall plants.
- Seed Count: 25-30
- Collection Date: July 2021
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Height and Width: +1m x 30cm
- Preferred conditions: adaptable to many soils; full to semi sun
- Germination test type: hand sort
- Family: Ranunculaceae
How to germinate Aquilegia vulgaris seeds:
Soak seed 24 hours; fold in moist paper towel or coffee filter and place in plastic bag. Chill seed 5 days remove from paper. Press seed into medium. Keep moist, plastic cover improves success. Opt. germination temp: 21-27 C. Days to germ: 25-30. All Aquilegia members will cross pollinate with great abandon. Isolated stand has remained true to type since first growing it over 10 years ago.
Self seeds everywhere when happy. Adaptable to many soil types. Not for deep shade