Aquilegia vulgaris A unique double Barlow-style columbine with long-lasting (4-6 weeks) spurless blooms that look like miniature dahlias with layers of pink, magenta, and creamy white. These attention grabbers are especially attractive to pollinators and look gorgeous in bouquets. Plants grow 24-30” tall and start blooming in their second year. Start indoors 6-8 weeks early. Plant out at 12-16” spacing. ①
5000 Double Take Columbine - Organic
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Perennial, Zones 3-10. Columbines are an essential part of the cottage garden or border. Their delightful flowers in mixed colors bloom in spring and dance above attractive lobed leaves. Easy to grow, likes moist well-drained soil, sun or partial shade. Need light to germinate; take 3–4 weeks. ~600 seeds/g.
All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.
Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.
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