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Aquilegia 'Red Star'

Columbine, Granny's Bonnet

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Starry spring blooms attract pollinating insects

Reliable and easy to grow

Ideal for cottage garden borders

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Pillar-box red and dazzling-white bicolour blooms will add a splash of colour to late spring borders. Aquilegia 'Red Star' produces showy clusters of spurred flowers upon its slender, upright stems, providing a rich source of nectar for early pollinating insects. This eye-catching perennial may look flashy, but it’s tough and reliable, returning year after year. It will even seed about to produce new plants, which will pop up to fill gaps in borders the following year. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Height Up to 90cm (36in)
Spread Up to 45cm (18in)

Hardy Perennial

cottage gardenswildlife gardenscut flower garden

full sunsun or semi shade

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1 x 1 litre potted aquilegia plant (63854)

Grow aquilegias in a sun or part shade in fertile, moist, well drained soil.
Columbines hybridize readily, be aware that any self-sown seedlings may not come true to type. If seedlings are not wanted, deadhead faded aquilegia flowers to prevent them self seeding. Aquilegias dislike disturbance but overcrowded clumps may be lifted and divided in spring when necessary.

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