Aquilegia 'Mrs Scott-Elliot Hybrids'

Columbine

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Mixed

Feature

Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

Aquilegia 'Mrs Scott-Elliot Hybrids'

Plant details

Aquilegias are charming, old-fashioned cottage garden plants with bonnet-shaped flowers, often two-tone and with long graceful spurs. Flowering in early summer, they fill the seasonal gap between the last of the spring bulbs and the first of the summer flowers. Self-sown aquilegias look wonderful naturalised amongst shrubs and roses.

Aquilegia Aquilegia 'Mrs Scott-Elliot Hybrids' is a vigorous group of hybrids with mid-green, divided leaves and nodding and upright flowers in a variety of shades ranging from red to blue-white bicolours, in late spring to mid-summer. It's ideal for growing in ornamental borders, particularly in cottage-garden schemes, where it thrives in sun or partial shade.

Grow Aquilegia Aquilegia 'Mrs Scott-Elliot Hybrids' in moist soil in partial shade.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Aquilegia

Cultivar: Mrs Scott-Elliot Hybrids

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Mixed

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 90cm

Spread: 60cm


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