Aquilegia ‘Black Barlow’

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Description

(Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata)

‘Barlow Black’ is an unusual and charming, purple-black, double flowered columbine that holds its flowers upwards.

POSITION & USES

‘Black Barlow’ will grow well in sun or light shade in normal garden soil. Plant in blocks or drifts among other spring flowering perennials.

CULTIVATION

Incorporating organic matter into the soil will be beneficial. Cut to the ground during winter to promote fresh spring growth.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed during spring summer will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOUR Black
SPECIAL QUALITIES Barlow Black is an unusual and charming, purple-black, double flowered columbine that holds its flowers upwards. The clover-like leaves are attractive when the plant is not in flower.
FLOWERS The flowers are produced in late spring.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE 5-6
HABIT A clump forming perennial which produces a cluster of attractive leaves and lovely flowers on strong stems. Dies back over winter and shoots away in early spring.
WIDTH 50 cm
HEIGHT 75 cm