The May Flowering Border Collection

May can be tricky for colour in the garden. The tulips have mostly finished, yet the roses and perennials are yet to get going. That's why you need this combination (which we have in our oast garden) to fill that colour gap. Mix with alliums, as here, for even more pizazz. More
3 x 9cm plants 200411-3 £11.95

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May can be tricky for colour in the garden. The tulips have mostly finished, yet the roses and perennials are yet to get going. That's why you need this combination (which we have in our oast garden) to fill that colour gap. Mix with alliums, as here, for even more pizazz.

This collection contains 1 or 3 plants each of:
  • Geum 'Mrs J. Bradshaw'
  • Aquilegia vulgaris stellata 'Ruby Port'
  • Aquilegia alpina
Type Hardy, Hardy Perennial, Herbaceous Perennial, Perennial
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 50-60cm (24in)
Spacing 20-50cm (8in-20in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Try not to clump these plants together too much, space them out and allow to develop by self seeding. The will offer great colour in the gap between Spring and Summer.
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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