Aquilegia x hybrida 'Crimson Star'
60 - 70 cm
bicoloured, crimson and cream
late June - July
sun - partial shade
well drained, fertile
acid - neutral - alkaline
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.
A pretty garden variety with large crimson and cream flowers with long spurs. It grows best in sun in well drained, fertile soil.