Aquilegia discolor – Buy alpine plants


This tiny alpine Aquilegia, which originates from northern Spain, has blue white centred flowers in late spring.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Aquilegia pyrenaica var. discolor description

Blue, white centred, spurred flowers from late spring over compact foliage.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedA lovely, tiny plant for an alpine bed or rock garden. It can be short-lived because it flowers so much but often it will reseed itself to continue on.
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Other names: Aquilegia vulgaris var. discolor

Common name: Discolor Spanish Columbine.

Aquilegia discolor in flower

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic soil.

How much moisture:

Moist, normal.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy. Can be short lived but it should self seed itself.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Trim hard after flowering to get fresh new leaves.

Size of plant:

Height 10 cm.
Spread 10 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 100 plants per square metre.

Purchase alpines and rockery plants for your container, raised bed, rockery and patio.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg