Columbine: Nora Barlow - Seeds & Bulbs
(Aquilegea vulgaris plena)
You will love this old European variety of columbine. The flowers are spurless with reddish-pink sepals and white margins. Flowers are held high above foliage on tall stems. Another common name for this columbine is Granny's Bonnet. Like other columbines, it will bloom nicely in the shade.
Average Count: 70 Seeds
Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Early Summer
Height: 12" to 24" tall
Exposure: Sun or Shade
When to Sow Outside: Early Spring - 2 to 4 weeks before last frost is best. Plant as late as 2 months before first fall frost.
When to Sow Inside: 6 weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: Surface (requires light to germinate)
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 5 - 10
Thinning: When 1 - 2 inches tall thin to 1 - 2 feet apart.