Aquilegia

Aquilegia are easy, very floriferous perennials for the woodland garden. They are happiest in partial shade, but can tolerate full sun or almost full shade. Once established, Aquilegia are drought tolerant and will thrive in dry summer soils. They are not pH sensitive and do well on light fertiliser applications. They are not good dividers and will need to be propagated from seed. Most Aquilegia naturally mildly seed around rarely becoming a problem. Particular forms need to be isolated to avoid hybridisation with other types.
Aquilegia are lovely with other woodland plants for the shade garden such as ferns, Tiarella, hardy Geraniums, Alchemilla, Pulmonaria and Phlox divaricata.

Pest and diseases for Aquilegia are, on the whole, not a problem. A bit of late season mildew and maybe some caterpillar damage early in the year is about the extent of it.
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Aquilegia canadensis AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July


Reddy orange flowers with pale yellow corolla. A North American species that is easy and a good doer in the garden.
Hardy and very easy in even dry shade, May and June flowering they will mildly seed around and estblish itself coming up where it wants to grow, easy to control.


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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Munstead White' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: May to July


syn Nivea. A lovely pure white strain of this good garden plant, easy in shade where is shows up wonderfully well. A native plant.
Hardy and very easy in even dry shade, May and June flowering they will mildly seed around and estblish itself coming up where it wants to grow, easy to control.

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Aquilegia vulgaris 'White Star'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A lovely strong growing strain of start shaped flowers. Mid green foliage will seed true if kept isolated and is easy in dry shaded spots ( not conifer ).

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Aquilegia viridiflora

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A plant of quiet charm, utterly adorable but quiet. Green and purple hanging flowers in Spring with netted foliage all the growing season.

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