Aquilegia McKana Giant

Overview

Botanical Name: Aquilegia vulgaris

Sweet Columbine or Granny's Bonnet, as it is popularly known, is a splendid early flowering border plant. A 'must' in a cottage garden, it is an excellent cut flower. A hardy perennial, flowers year after year in sun or partial shade.

Plant Height: 60cm

We hope you enjoy these aquilegia seeds, just another great example of flower seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

How To Grow

Plant seeds 5mm (quarter-inch) deep in seed box or punnet and transplant when 5-7cm (2-3in) tall, 30-40cm (12-16in) apart. Water regularly in dry weather and use a mulch of grass clippings or compost around each plant. Feed with soluble fertiliser as buds start to form.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Mar, Apr, May, Jun

Flowering

Perennial