Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'
Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'
Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'
Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'
Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'
Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'
Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'
Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'
Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'
Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'

Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'
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"Granny's Bonnets"


Great for shade

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

Loved by pollinators

Less appealing to
slugs and snails

Packed in peat-free compost

Hardy throughout the UK


This mixture of hardy Aquilegia hybrids (also known as columbine or granny's bonnets) will provide you with an array of colours and shades, ranging from whites and reds, to yellows and purples, with dusky and darker shades in the mix as well. The sepals may be one colour, and the five petals something different. The charming flowers have softly hooked spurs, that nod gracefully from the branching and upright stems. The flowers are always eye-catching, curious and delightful!

Hardy, tough, robust perennial plants, Aquilegias are at their best in late spring and early summer, filling the seasonal gap between the last of the spring bulbs and the first of the summer flowers. They are wonderful for adding drama to a mixed border.

Ideal for the front of the bed or border, these mixed columbines will thrive in a moist but well drained soil in a partial or dappled shady position. However, in countries like the UK, where full sun is not a common occurrence, they will also perform well in an open position. 


Various colours


50-70 cm / 20-28"

Planting season:


Flowering time:


Botanical name:

Aquilegia 'Columbine Mix'

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:






  • 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
  • Read more in our planting guide
  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023
  • Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023
  • Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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