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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Lime Sorbet'

A beautiful, pale limey-white aquilegia (Granny's bonnet) ideal for drifting through a calm-coloured bed and makes one of the best flowers for arranging you can grow.
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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - June, the following year.
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
vulgaris
Common name
Columbine
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
A short-lived perennial best grown as a biennial. Sow undercover January to May or direct sow April to June and thin to 30cm.

Description

This beautiful, pale limey-white aquilegia, or Granny's bonnet, is ideal for drifting through a calm-coloured bed and makes one of the best upper storey flowers you can grow, its delicate, pretty flowers standing out above the rest of the bunch. I love it.

Aquilegias are invaluable for flowering in May and early June when there is very little colour in the garden. They will thrive in sun or partial shade.

Care Tips

Cut back leaves in autumn. Aquilegias can self seed in the right conditions, to prevent this cut down after flowering.