Please make sure JavaScript is enabled.
 
Columbine William Guiness in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guiness'

 

Columbine 'William Guiness'

A beautiful perennial with elegantly divided blue-green leaves. Lots of lovely dark purple tipped with white or cream flowers appear in Spring and into early Summer on tall stems. Will self seed.

Contributed by @justin

 
plant Features
  • Columbine William Guiness likes full sun to deep shade

    Full sun to deep shade

  • Columbine William Guiness likes very little water

    Very little water

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Columbine William Guiness likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
Similar plants are available to buy from 3 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Columbine 'William Guiness'

Latin name

Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guiness'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Ranunculaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Columbine William Guiness likes full sun to deep shade

    Full sun to deep shade

  • Frost

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Columbine William Guiness likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Columbine William Guiness likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

  •  
    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Columbine William Guiness is 0.40meters x 0.75meters 0.40 M 0.75 M

Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guiness'

A beautiful perennial with elegantly divided blue-green leaves. Lots of lovely dark purple tipped with white or cream flowers appear in Spring and into early Summer on tall stems. Will 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.

 
Subscribe to GardenTags Premium to get personalised planting tasks and more for your entire plant collection
 
Gardeners who are growing this plant