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Aquilegia Chaplinei
Aquilegia Chaplinei
Aquilegia Chaplinei
Aquilegia Chaplinei
Aquilegia Chaplinei

Aquilegia Chaplinei
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"Chaplin's Yellow Columbine"

SIZE 1

Great for shade

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

Loved by pollinators

Packed in peat-free compost

Hardy throughout the UK

£5.95
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Ever had a young visitor who’s asked to see the fairies at the bottom of the garden? For next time, make sure you have Aquilegia chrysantha 'Chaplinei' (or Chaplin's Yellow Columbine) to show them! Little ones or big kids of any age will be delighted by the whimsical sight of these delicate flowers, peeping out of a shady nook! Bell shaped yellow petals dance on slender stems, with skirts in palest primrose, finished off with a froth of matching sepals. The long, elegant spurs flexing back from the petals give a truly ethereal look, and the whole fairytale effect is framed by feathery foliage in soft silvery green tones.

Aquilegia chrysantha 'Chaplinei' is at its elegant best in May, so those delicate hues will be very welcome in that tricky gap between the peak of the spring bulbs, and June’s riot of herbaceous colour and form. The light yellow shades have plenty of quaint cottage-garden charm, but the striking shape ofthose flowerheads means this variety could also hold its own against the stark and architectural lines of abold modern design – proving it’s worthy of a place in any planting scheme.

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Colour:

Yellow + pale primrose

Height:

50-70 cm / 20-28"

Planting season:

Spring

Flowering time:

Summer

Botanical name:

Aquilegia chrysantha 'Chaplinei'

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:

Average

Naturalising:

Strong

Perennial:

Yes

  • Soak the roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting out
  • Plant your Aquilegia bare roots into temporary pots in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors
  • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots
  • Plant the roots so that they are fully submerged with the shoots just below the surface or any top growth exposed
  • Plant in borders or containers in early summer once in full growth
  • Space the Aquilegia plants 15-25cm apart
  • Water-in after planting and keep hydrated when in growth

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