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Aquilegia ‘Barlow Black’ has rich deep purple double pompom flowers, almost black, but shows a beguiling blueish tinge in the sunlight.
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Aquilegia ‘Barlow Black’ has rich deep purple double pompom flowers, almost black, but shows a beguiling blueish tinge in the sunlight.Aquilegias are staple cottage garden perennial favourites, with their nodding bonnet-like flowers often self-seeding to bring early mid- summer colour to borders, pathways and gravel gardens.
Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: 2 BulbsEventual Height: 60cm ( 24")Primary Flower Colour: BlackSecondary Flower Colour: PurpleFlowering Period: May - August
Aquilegias are pretty additions to the spring/summer border especially if you are creating a cottage garden/woodland feel.Initially it is best to plant them in a fertile and well-drained soil in either full sun or partial shade. The plants will readily self-seed in the following year so are happy in most positions.Otherwise plant them in multi-purpose compost into pots to grow on and transfer them into their flowering position in late spring. Space them 30cms apart. Once planted and settled in aquilegias have long tap roots (meaning they search for water) so they are quite drought tolerant.The wonderfully frilly foliage appears first followed by tall stems topped with the delicate looking but sturdy flower heads.
If ordered with plants we will normally dispatch flower bulbs with your plant order during your first requested dispatch week. If you would prefer your flower bulbs to be dispatched separately (within two working days of ordering) please tick the “please dispatch this item separately” box on the shopping basket page. (an extra charge of £1.50 per item applies) If PREORDERING these bulbs the same dispatch methods will apply i.e. on the first requested dispatch week, if the bulbs are ready to leave us at the Nursery or they will be dispatched usually within the week shown as available above.
If you are not ordering any plants, we will normally dispatch your bulbs within two working days of ordering or if PREORDERED within the week shown as available above. Delivery is normally made within 2-3 working days from dispatch.
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