Columbine 'Crimson Star' - 150 seeds (Aquilegia caeruela)

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Columbine Crimson Star - Highly attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, this easy-to-grow Columbine seed mix is a wonderful addition to the summer border. Growing readily from Columbine flower seed, this Columbine red features large, 4 inch flowers. The foliage is also very special with its fancy-lobed, dusky blue-green leaves.

SOWING:
Sow: March - May
Season: Perennial
Height: 32 inches / 80cm
Bloom Season: June - October
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.6 to 6.6.
Temperature: 18 - 21 C (65 F - 70 F)
Depth: Do not cover the seeds
Plant Spacing: 16 inches / 40 cm

Five or six weeks after sowing the seeds, transplant the seedlings into 3 inch pots, and grow on in cooler temperatures with plenty of light. Harden young plants for 10 - 14 days before planting outdoors after last frost date.


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Data sheet

Color
Red
Height
Up to 90cm (35in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Beds & borders
Bee & Butterfly garden
Cottage garden
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
Scented
Scented
Sowing month
April
March
May
Other features
Drought tolerant
Heat tolerant

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