Aquilegia vulgaris

Good for pollinators
Common Name : common columbineFamily : RanunculaceaeType : Herbaceous PerennialHabit : BushyHeight : 10-50 cmSpread : 10-50 cmFlower colour : Violet Blue& PinkFlowering from : Mayto JulyFoliage : DeciduousFoliage colour : GreenHardiness: Hardy in the severest European continental climates < -20°Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / Neutral / AlkalineSeason of interest : Spring - Summer
  • Aquilegia are clump-forming herbaceous perennials with long-stalked, ternately divided basal leaves and erect, leafy stems bearing bell-shaped flowers with spreading, coloured sepals and petals with spurs, on branched stems
  • Details Aquilegia vulgaris, the wild species is usually blue, with nodding ‘bonnets’, but many purple, mauve, pink and white colour variants have developed in gardens during its long history in cultivation
See on garden plan - Coordinates: O8