Aquilegia caerulea Crimson Star
Aquilegia caerulea Crimson Star x 3
Aquilegia Crimson Star has dramatic star shaped bicolour blooms in deep vibrant hues.
Aquilegia Crimson Star has dramatic star shaped bicolour blooms in deep vibrant hues. This Aquilegia is a favourite amongst florists; ideal for your cottage garden or that extra special floral arrangement, the flowers are a deep carmine red and white combination. They are hardy, grow in sun or partial shade and are suitable for your herbaceous borders or for planters on your patio or decking.
|Botanical name||Aquilegia caerulea Crimson Star|
|Delivered as||Bare roots|
|Location||Sun and shade|
|Plant spacing||30 cm|
|Plant Depth||12 cm|
|Preferred Soil||Well drained soil|
|Fully grown in||2 years|
|Full grown height||60 cm - 80 cm|
|Mature width||20 cm - 30 cm|
How to take care of Aquilegia caerulea Crimson Star x 3
If supplied as bare root plants please soak the bare roots for 12-18 hours (do not exceed 24 hours). This allows them to take up the maximum amount of water without doing any injury to the plant. For better results it is best to mix the soil with some organic matter and plant in clumps. Aquilegia caerulea Crimson Star will benefit by placing mulch around the base each spring and remove faded flower heads to encourage new growth. Aquilegia caerulea Crimson Star do not always produces flowers in their first summer and are not a long-lived perennial, so Aquilegia caerulea Crimson Star can be replaced them every 3-4 years. Cut down stems once the flowering is over and Aquilegia caerulea Crimson Star will re-appear next year. If Aquilegia caerulea Crimson Star finds a good home, self-seeding can be counted upon and can be sown in early spring under glass. Aquilegia caerulea Crimson Star are prone to a fungal disease, known as rust, spray with a general anti fungicide during early summer. PLEASE NOTE: all parts of this plant if harmful if eaten.
For additional instructions see product packaging.