Common name: Columbine, Granny's Bonnets
Plant Classification: Hardy perennial
Minimum Height: 10 cm
Maximum Height: 15 cm
One of the dwarfest of all aquilegias with elegant blue and cream flowers on tiny stems above delicate rosettes of finely cut leaves. A bone hardy and exquisite plant.
Sowing advice: For best results, sow seeds onto a good soil-based compost. Cover the seeds with fine grit or compost to approximately their own depth. They can be sown at any time, and although germination can be quicker if kept at 15 to 20 degrees C, we sow most seeds in an unheated greenhouse and wait for natural germination as many seeds wait for spring before emerging regardless of when they are sown. Spring sowing will obviously give them a full season of growth.
$3.62 / packet