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11/08/2013 at 17:08

Have discovered mildew affecting Aquilegia leaves. Newly planted this year in my woodland corner.  Other plants (fern, hostas, hellibores) in vicinity not affected. Cut off all the leaves? I've left it go to seed.

11/08/2013 at 17:30

Mine have done the same Tim, I've cut them down to the ground.

11/08/2013 at 17:32

Mine too. I think it's more likely when they get a bit too dry.

12/08/2013 at 00:05

Mine too, is it best to cut them all back?

12/08/2013 at 09:46

It happens to me every year, I pack a lot into my borders. I cut them right back as well and the new growth is healthier.

03/08/2015 at 14:38

New plants ..foliage growth great .but no flowers ..i think they are too damp ...moving them to front garden for more sun ......I live in hope ! 

Lyn
03/08/2015 at 15:07

Flowers finished ages ago, it's time to sow seeds for next years plants.

If yours were newly  planted this year then just cut foliage down and they will bloom next Spring/early Summer.

I have them in both sun and shade, they are not fussy.

03/08/2015 at 21:48

One of my cut down aquilegias has decided to start flowering again now, very strange.

03/08/2015 at 22:22

Still have flowers here too DyersEnd......... only it would have to be the mucky pink ones and not the deep purple 

04/08/2015 at 19:02

Same here Jo, I wish it was the dark red velvety one that I've been trying to encourage 

04/08/2015 at 19:08

same here cut all mine back too i`am in Cheshire

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