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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Nivea'

9cm pot £7.99
available to order from autumn
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Buy Aquilegia vulgaris 'Nivea' granny's bonnet: Ideal for the woodland floor

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Clumps of pale green leaves are topped with upright, branching stems bearing nodding, short-spurred, pure white flowers in early summer. A pretty columbine, it looks wonderful when planted in drifts and will self seed to form generous clumps.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps in early spring and apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted manure or garden compost around the plant. Divided specimens may take some time to establish since they don't like having their roots disturbed.

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Early summer flower to make your borders sing

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Beautiful in any border, adding lovely height with majestic flower heads.

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i would buy again

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always love Aquilegias every one of them. They are low maintenance and extremely hardy

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Really beautiful

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Aquilegias - nectar-rich and lovely

These cottage garden essentials take their name from Aquila, Latin for eagle, because the nectar-rich spurs at the back of the flower resemble eagle's talons. Their other common name, columbine, is also related to a bird. If you turn the flowers upside d

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