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Columbine William Guinness

Aquilegia Vulgaris

 

Aquilegia  William Guinness  is an old-fashioned charmercreates a beautiful flowering clump in spring and early summer. It truly is one of the few flowers that make you want to look twice.

William Guinness Columbine features showy nodding deep purple bell-shaped flowers with black overtones, yellow eyes and white centers at the ends of the stems from late spring to early summer, which emerge from distinctive black flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its lobed compound leaves remain green in color throughout the season.

 

Excellent cut flower and wonderful Wedding flower.Must grow.

 

Details:

Plant life cycle: perennial

Site: Part sun/Part shade

Height: 24-32"

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

 

Columbine ' William Guinness '

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