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Columbine 'Nora Barlow Pink '

Aquilegia Caerulea

 

Columbine seeds are so rewarding to grow and give your garden spring color. Clematis-flowered columbine.Fluffy, star-shaped blooms with pointed, overlapping petals resemble petite clematis flowers. Fully double 1 1/2" upward-facing and nodding, spurless flowers with rose-colored centers that fade to white with green tips. Blooms late spring of the second year from a spring sowing. An excellent cut flower, Nora Barlow has strong, straight stems and fills the gap between early spring and summer bouquets. Produces multiple blooms per stem. Named for the granddaughter of Charles Darwin, Nora Barlow. Attracts hummingbirds. Perennial in Zones 3-9. 

 

 

Details:

Plant life cycle: perennial

Site: Part sun/Part shade

Height: 32-42"

Days to germination: 14-21 days

Days to maturity: 60-90 days

Seed depth: surface, press into growing media, do not cover

Plant spacing:16-18"
Approx seeds per packet: 50

 

How to grow:

Soil requirements :Prefers light shade and humus-rich, well-drained soil.

Soil Type: Average, Moist well-drained, pH 5.8-7.2Will tolerate full sun where summers are cool and plants can be kept watered.Sowing:Transplant (recommended) - Sow 8-10 weeks before last frost. Transplant out after last frost. Barely cover seed as light aids germination.

 

Transplant to larger containers or cell packs when first true leaves appear.Direct seed - Sow once soil has warmed to 65°F (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.How to harvest:When half of the florets on a stem are open.Vase life:Will last for 7-14 days

 

Sowing:

Transplant (recommended) - Sow 8-10 weeks before last frost. Transplant out after last frost. Barely cover seed as light aids germination. Transplant to larger containers or cell packs when first true leaves appear.

Direct seed - Sow once soil has warmed to 65°F (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.

How to harvest:
When half of the florets on a stem are open.

 

Vase life:

Will last for 7-14 days

 

Tall Florist type Columbine 'Nora Barlow Pink '

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