(Aquilegia ‘Crimson Star’)
Distinctive Granny’s Bonnet-shaped flowers, and beautiful large maiden-hair type foliage. Easily grown in a wide range of positions.
The flowers are an eye catching blend of red and pink, and appear in mid spring and early summer.
POSITION & USES
Columbines will grow well in sun or light shade in normal garden soil. Plant in blocks or drifts among other spring flowering perennials.
Incorporating organic matter into the soil will be beneficial. Cut to the ground during winter to promote fresh spring growth.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed during spring and summer will keep it growing well and looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||9|
|Habit||A clump forming perennial which produces a cluster of attractive leaves and lovely flowers on strong stems.|
|Position||Part to Full Sun, Heavy Frost|