Columbine William Guinness – Item #628


William Guinness is a reintroduction of one of the most beautiful of the old-fashioned varieties. Although it dates back to Victorian England, this columbine has distinctly modern appearance.

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Additional information

Weight .10 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: barely cover

Spacing: 1″ (3cm)

Sprouts In: 10-14 days

Thinning: 10″ (25cm)

Select a location with filtered shade to full sun. Plant outdoors about two weeks before last frost date or late fall in mild areas. Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost for transplants. Keep young plants evenly moist and well weeded.

Columbines will bloom beginning their second year. Keep flowers cut to extend season. Plants are short lived and should be replaced every two to three years.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Aquilegia vulgaris

Height: 12-18″ (30-46cm)

Bloom Period: early summer

Type: hardy perennial