Aquilegia Columbine Pink Petticoat Flower Seeds

Aquilegia Columbine Pink Petticoat Flower Seeds

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Common Name: Aquilegia Columbine Pink Petticoat 

Scientific Name: Aquilegia vulgaris

Life Cycle: Perennial 

Remarks: Unique double blooms.

The rose-coloured corollas are packed with layered white petals, resembling a petite petticoat. Clusters of blooms on long, strong stems. Flowers have very small spurs. An excellent cut flower to fill the gap between early spring and summer bouquets. Blooms in spring of second year from the previous year's spring sowing.

Plant Height: Varies

When: Spring + Autumn 

Sewing Depth + Method: Refrigerate seed for 5 days prior to planting. Light aids germination.

Transplant (recommended) - Sow 8-10 weeks before last frost. Transplant out after last frost. Barely cover seed as light aids germination. Transplant to larger when first true leaves appear. Direct seed - Sow once soil has warmed to (18°C). Sow directly into seed bed in groups of 3-4 seeds. Thin to one plant when true leaves appear. Winter mulching in cold climates, after the first frost is recommended to protect plants from heaving with the freeze and thaw cycles.

Spacing: 25-35cm

Position: Part shade 

Days until Germination: 21-28 days at (21-24°C).

Seed to Bloom: 365 days (one year) 

Harvest: When half of the florets on a stem are open.

Approx. Number of Seeds:
 50

Note:
Unfortunately, we cannot ship to WA