Aquilegia Grandmother’s Garden


FAMILY: Flowers

GENUS: Aquilegia SPECIES: vulgaris


Heritage Status: New Zealand
Number of Seeds: 200

Description: Perennial | grows to 50cm. 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 2.5cm diagonal spacing. Transplant when 4-6cm high at 30cm diagonal spacing.