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Aquilegia x 'Dorothy Rose'

Also called Columbine


Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

More About Aquilegia x 'Dorothy Rose'

  • Uniquely arranged flowers similar to Granny's bonnet
  • Several light pink flowers are set inside one another
  • Nodding flowers above blue-green lacy foliage
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
  • Flower Height: 75 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

55-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Granny's Bonnet Growing and Maintenance Tips

Aquilegia is an easy to grow perennial, growing best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Extended periods of drought may cause aquilegia to go into dormancy. Deadheading will help promote more blooms. They are somewhat susceptible to leaf miner and sawfly, which disfigure the foliage. As the plants usually wane in midsummer, it is safe to cut them down, to prevent self-seeding.
 

Aquilegia x 'Dorothy Rose' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Rounded
Clumping

Foliage Color

Blue
Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Aquilegia x 'Dorothy Rose'