Aquilegia vulgaris 'Lime Sorbet'

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Lime Sorbet' is 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. More
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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Lime Sorbet' is a beautiful, pale limey-white aquilegia (Granny's bonnet) 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.

Genus Aquilegia
Group/Species vulgaris
Variety Lime Sorbet
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Granny's Bonnet, Columbine
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover February-June or direct outside April-June for flowers the following year.
Care Tips Ideal for planting in drifts.
Flowering May - June, the following year.
Vase Life 5 days, sear stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds.
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
Advice
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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Lime Sorbet' reviews

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Reviewed 19th September 2019 by Elisabeth

These are biennials so I the ones I sowed this year haven't flowered yet (flowers should come next year) but the plants seem to be growing well in a variety of locations. Germination rate was good.

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Reviewed 27th August 2019 by Gemma

Little plants have now been put into the garden. All seeds germinated perfectly. No flowers yet (not expecting them at this time of year) but looking forward to them next year. I can write an update on how they look once they bloom if helpful. Will sow more later in the season following the success of the first batch.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sandra

Really slow to germinate, only got 2 seedlings and they didn’t make it.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Bob

Beautiful dainty flowers.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Janet

None I these seeds germinated.