Aquilegia vulgaris (William Guiness Doubles)


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Common Name: William Guiness Doubles
Seed Count: 50
Family: Climbing

These seeds have been selected from the most attractive double and quilled plants that occasionally occur in white and the darkest inky blue. Large sprays of nodding frilly plump flowers are held on wiry stems in spring summer. Not fussy on soil type, Enjoys full sun to part shade in humus rich well drained soil. Hardy and easy. Self seeds freely. 90cm x 60cm.

Sowing Advice

Seed can be sown at any time. Sow seed into good quality compost or seed raising mix. Cover with river sand or compost to seeds own depth.  If sown directly into ground seed may not germinate until its dormancy is broken by a period of chilling. (Winter). Moist seed tray can be placed a plastic bag in a well lit area (light helps germination) and then kept at a gentle heat of 15-20 degrees C. Germination may take 2 to 4 weeks. Transplant seedlings into small pots until large enough to plant out in the garden.