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Aquilegia. Tequila Sunrise 30 seeds
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Aquilegia. Tequila Sunrise 30 seeds
A skinnerii
An unusually attractive species, unique by being 1st. year flowering and by its very long flowering period May to September.
Hardy perennial, capable of flowering the first year from seed, a unique feature for a Columbine, growing 60-80 cm (24-32 inches) tall, stems well-branched. Flowers nodding, 5 cm (2 inches) in diameter bright red to copper-red, orange with golden yellow centres, produced in profusion at the end of the branches.
Sowing Aquilegia Tequila Sunrise - Sow seeds from early spring in seed trays or April-June in seed bed. Prick out. Plant out in final quarters at a distance of 25-30 cm (10-12 inches). If sown early, will flower the first summer and fall. Thrives in any kinds of soil. Will flower for 2-3 years.
History
Brought into cultivation as early as 1865. Since forgotten until very recently with the re-introduction of this selected new strain.

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Sowing Information
Common/Latin Name: Columbine, Granny's Bonnet, or Granny's nightcap
Type: Hardy perennial
Temperature: 18-22°C
Cover: Thin layer of vermiculite
Date: Sow April to June and Autumn
Advice: Germination can take up to 5 weeks