Mýrastigi

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Clematiflora'

Common Columbine

syn. Granny's Bonnet

Ranunculaceae

Height

40-50 cm

Flower colour

solid colours in a variety of white, pink and violet shades

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

normal

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

garden variety

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 – sown in January - March.

Seed just barely covered and kept at 20°C (68°F) until germination. If seed hasn‘t germinated in 4 weeks it is can be refrigerated for 2-4 weeks and then moved back to 20°C (68°F). After germination lower temperatures and plenty of light is needed so the seedlings won‘t become lanky.

A variety with double, spur-less flowers. Self-seeds sparingly.

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