Aquilegia

Aquilegia spp.

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Aquilegia is a genus that contains over 100 perennial species in the Ranunculaceae family. These plants are grown mainly for their interesting bell-shaped flowers with spurred petals in multiples of 5. This genus is commonly found in meadow and woodland habitats at high altitudes in the Northern Hemisphere and has a huge range of flower colours.

Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer, Spring

Propagation

Special features

Attractive flowers

Beautiful blooms

Attracts useful insects

Pot plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Sand, Loam, Clay, Chalk

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Ranunculaceae

Flower colour

Multicoloured, Pink, Purple, Yellow, White, Red, Cream, Blue