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Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata (Barlow Series) ‘Nora Barlow’

Columbine

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  • Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata (Barlow Series) ‘Nora Barlow’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata (Barlow Series) ‘Nora Barlow’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata (Barlow Series) ‘Nora Barlow’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height0.4m to 0.8m
  • Spread0.35m to 0.6m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourPale green, red
  • Leaf ColourPale green

Description

Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata (Barlow Series) ‘Nora Barlow’ (Columbine). Has double, spurless pom-pom flowers coloured pink and lime green fading to white.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Rhizome, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Ornamental flowers. Beds, wildflower/meadows, borders.

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  • Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata (Barlow Series) ‘Nora Barlow’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
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  • Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata (Barlow Series) ‘Nora Barlow’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained, humus-rich soil in full sun to semi-shade. Cut back any leaves which have been affected by leaf-miners or fungal infection.

Propagation

By seed. Will self-seed and hybridise freely.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildews, aquilegia downy mildew, aphids, leaf miners, sawflies and caterpillars.

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