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Columbine Gold Finch in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Aquilegia 'Goldfinch' (Songbird Series)

 

Columbine 'Gold Finch'

An upright, attractive looking plant. This species are popular garden flowers, and appear in a variety of single colours and bi-colours with single or double blooms. Though perennial, they are best treated as biennials as cultivars can be short-lived. Remove flower-heads to prevent the plant going to seed as they self seed.

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plant Features
  • Columbine Gold Finch likes full sun to deep shade

    Full sun to deep shade

  • Columbine Gold Finch likes very little water

    Very little water

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Columbine Gold Finch likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Columbine 'Gold Finch'

Latin name

Aquilegia 'Goldfinch' (Songbird Series)

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Ranunculaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Columbine Gold Finch likes full sun to deep shade

    Full sun to deep shade

  • Frost

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Columbine Gold Finch likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Columbine Gold Finch likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Columbine Gold Finch is 0.20meters x 0.80meters 0.20 M 0.80 M

Aquilegia 'Goldfinch' (Songbird Series)

An upright, attractive looking plant. This species are popular garden flowers, and appear in a variety of single colours and bi-colours with single or double blooms. Though perennial, they are best treated as biennials as cultivars can be short-lived. Remove flower-heads to prevent the plant going to seed as they self seed.


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.

 

When to plant

From Mid Autumn TO Early Spring

Plant in autumn or spring in moist but well drained soil

 

Propagation by seed Spring

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seeds into flowering position.

 

Propagation by seed

From Late Summer TO Early Autumn

Sow seeds into flowering position.

 
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