Flowering in early summer, aquilegias fill the seasonal gap between the last of the spring bulbs and the main flush of summer perennials.
Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guinness' produces white petals and purple sepals. It's a popular aquilegia and makes an attractive cut flower.
Grow Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guinness' in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun to partial shade. Lift and divide clumps every three to five years and mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost. Aquilegias are prone to self-seeding around the garden.
Cultivar: William Guinness
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
Skill level: Beginner
Time to plant seeds: March to May
Time to divide plants: March to May
Flowering period: March to May
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