Dark purple to black flowers with unusually prominent yellow stamens open from May to August. This lovely, long-lived, true alpine species, grows in high rocky places, sometimes in limestone areas, but makes a superb garden plant.
Sow immediately at any time onto preferably a soil-based compost, covering with fine grit to approximately their own depth. Germination MAY be quicker if kept at 15 to 20 degrees C. but many seeds WILL NOT come up the year they are sown, needing winter chilling after sowing, and ONLY come up with natural spring germination.
Common name:Dark Columbine, Granny's bonnet,
Packet Content:20+ (Approx)