Week 25 – June 24, 2021

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Aquilegia Swan Blue And White

  • Aquilegia Swan Blue And White - Bloom
  • Aquilegia Swan Blue And White - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Aquilegia x hybrida

Common Name: Columbine

Hardiness Zone: 3a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -40°F (-40.0°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Height: 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Multi-stemmed plants that are well-matched for uniform size, exceptional garden performance, and abundant large blooms in vibrant colours make this the true garden aquilegia.

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Plug crop time: 6 to 9 weeks
Transplant to finish: 22 to 28 weeks

  • The true garden Aquilegia! Abundant large blooms in vibrant colours make this an excellent home garden cut flower.
  • Early and economical to grow – can be flowered in Spring from an Autumn sowing when grown in a cool greenhouse (night temperatures lower than 60°F/16°C) with no special vernalisation treatment.
  • Multi-stemmed plants are well-matched for uniform size, exceptional garden performance and large blooms.
  • Easy to force into flower in containers.
  • Very high bud count for more flowers per plant.
  • Taller than the Songbird varieties.

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