Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Ruby Port'

A Chelsea Flower Show favourite, with double flowers in a rich and luscious claret, much admired by garden designers. More
1 x 9cm plant, for autumn planting 200413-1 £4.95 Delivery early November
When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.
3 x 9cm plants, for autumn planting 200413-3 £9.50 Delivery early November
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A favourite of many garden designers and often seen at Chelsea, this aquilegia produces double, spurless flowers in a rich and luscious claret. It's a very reliable variety which will self-seed, and performs well in dappled shade.

Genus Aquilegia
Group/Species A. vulgaris stellata
Variety Ruby Port
Type Hardy, Hardy Perennial, Herbaceous Perennial, Perennial
Common Name Columbine
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 40cm (16in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in an area with good drainage. Collect seed heads and disperse in the desired areas or if you do not wish to encourage self seeding remove flower heads once they have gone over.
Care Tips Aquilegias can self seed in the right conditions, to prevents this cut down after flowering.
Flowering May - June
Harvesting Flower Production 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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