Approximately 50 Seeds
This has to be one of the easiest and most rewarding Perennials available producing masses of narrow. Pink sepals that fade to white towards their tips and are sometimes flush with green. One of the most popular forms, it is highly prize for its bright, cheerful flowers and graceful, upright habit. Provide it with a humus rich. Excellent as a cut flower.
- Height 75cm. Sow under-cover from 4-8 weeks before the last frost through to Jul,
- cover seeds very lightly with vermiculite and expect germination within 2 – 6 weeks at 15 to 20 °C.
- Transplant and grow on gradually acclimatising to outdoor conditions. Seeds sown late will over-winter under glass / cover.
- Aquilegias will readily re-seed and you can sow direct to borders or in wild / natural grass areas.
- Feeding is unnecessary unless the soil is exceptionally poor.
- An aquilegia should not need staking, but an overfed plant will flop.