Native Region: Queen Charlotte collection
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Blue Mix'
Zone Range: 6-9
Preferred Climate: Sunny sites with well draining garden soil.
Harvest Date: Wednesday 24 September, 2008
Seed count: 25-30
Lovely blue solid forms of the columbine for the cottage garden. This mix has single and double forms. Plants are tall and bushy reaching 100 cm in height and half the width. Use a peony ring to keep the stems upright under their burden of heavy profuse blooms.
Soak seed 24 hours; fold in moist paper towel or coffee filter and place in pastic bag. Chill seed 5 days remove from paper. Press seed into medium. Keep moist, plastic cover improves success. Opt. germination temp: 21-27 C. Days to germ: 25-30. Needs darkness to germinate.