Aquilegia jonesii
Aquilegia jonesii
Aquilegia jonesii
Aquilegia jonesii
Aquilegia jonesii
Aquilegia jonesii
Aquilegia jonesii

Aquilegia jonesii

Jones' Columbine

Ranunculaceae

Height

10 - 15 cm​

Flower colour

blue

Flowering time

July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, lime-rich, gritty

pH

neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Rocky Mountains

Aquilegia is a genus in the family Ranunculaceae. They are  hardy plants that prefer fairly moist soil and semi-shade. However, the genus includes a few alpine plants that need full sun and well drained soil.

Propagation:


Seed – seed germinates slowly and at low temperatures, best sown in September - November.

Seed not covered and stored outside until germination. Germination can be slow, seed may germinate a year later so it‘s important to not throw it away prematurely.

A compact alpine that is well suited to rock gardens. It grows in limestone screes and crevices in the Rocky Mountains. It needs well drained, gritty soil, preferably rich in lime. Hardy.

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