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Aquilegia discolor

Aquilegia discolor

Common name columbine
Family ranunculaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4)
Flowers blue/white (April-May)
Size 6"
Light sun
Cultural notes moist, well-drained soil
From seed give 4-6 weeks cold, then germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Species from Spain with short-spurred blue flowers tipped with white, held low over of green, round-lobed foliage. The whole plant has a sweet feminine look to it, perhaps slightly more curvaceous than A. bertolonii, which is similar in many respects.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from HPS/MAG '09/'10 exchange. Baggy 35F (6w) - 70F (91%G, 9-14d).
    Baggy 70F (25d) - 35F (4w) - 70F (96%G, 15-22d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 35F (6w) - 70F (60%G, 9-12d)

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