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Aquilegia bertolonii

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Blue

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

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Plant details

A very pretty perennial useful for the rockery or front of the border with dark green, glaucous foliage, and attractive blue flowers in early summer.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Aquilegia

Species: bertolonii

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Blue

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 30cm

Spread: 10cm


Reader reviews

cejl1970

This is a must have. It self seeds everywhere and you can easily replant the seedlings to produce blue/purple colour in abundance. I'm definately going to invest in some of the other colours this spring.


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