AQUILEGIA canadensis

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AQUILEGIA canadensis

Canada Columbine, Honeysuckle Columbine
Select Item No. AA648

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Ranunculaceae
Origin: The wild species grows naturally throughout much of North America.
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Historical: Native American Indians used to crush the shiny black seed into a powder and blend in hot water to treat fevers. And bachelors would use the seed paste as a perfume!
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: red with pale yellow corolla
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Height with Flowers: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.17647 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
850
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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