Aquilegia vulgaris 'Petticoats'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Petticoats'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Petticoats'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Petticoats'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Petticoats'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Petticoats'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Petticoats'

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Petticoats'

Common Columbine

syn. Granny's Bonnet

Ranunculaceae

Height

90 cm

Flower colour

solid colours in a variety of white and pink shades

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

well drained, average

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 flowers in a variety of solid, white and pink shades. It grows best in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Self seeds moderately.

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