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Columbine in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Aquilegia Caerulea

 

Columbine

Aquilegia Caerulea can be like this one pinkish and pale yellow, rose coloured with the trumpet being white with rose markings in the throat, light blue with white trumpets or darker blue with white trumpets.

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plant Features
  • Columbine likes full sun to deep shade

    Full sun to deep shade

  • Columbine likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Columbine is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Columbine likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
Available to buy from 2 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Columbine

Latin name

Aquilegia Caerulea

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Ranunculaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Columbine likes full sun to deep shade

    Full sun to deep shade

  • Frost

    Columbine is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Columbine likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Columbine likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Columbine is 0.50meters x 0.35meters 0.50 M 0.35 M

Aquilegia Caerulea

Aquilegia Caerulea can be like this one pinkish and pale yellow, rose coloured with the trumpet being white with rose markings in the throat, light blue with white trumpets or darker blue with white trumpets.


When to plant

From Mid Autumn TO Early Spring

Plant in autumn or spring in moist but well drained soil

 

Propagation by seed

From Late Summer TO Early Autumn

Sow seeds into flowering position.

 

Flowering Season

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Flowers from late spring to early summer. Remove flower stems at base after flowering or, leave to collect seed.

 

Propagation by seed Spring

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seeds into flowering position.

 
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