Aquilegia Grandmother’s Garden


FAMILY: Flowers
GENUS: Aquilegia SPECIES: vulgaris


Heritage Status: New Zealand Heritage
Number of Seeds: 200

Description: Perennial grows to 50 cm. Cottage Garden Flower. This is the aquilegia that came to New Zealand with our Great Great Grandmothers and can still be seen today thriving in gardens around homes that were built over 100 years ago. This aquilegia has long stems and multicoloured (pink blue purple white) flowers, very old fashioned looking, great cut flowers.

Planting Instructions: Plant into trays in Autumn for flowers the following Spring. Prick out when the first two leaves appear at 2.5 cm diagonal spacing. Transplant when 4-6 cm high at 30 cm diagonal spacing.