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VoyagerxpVoyagerxp Posts: 624

Anyone any good with aquilegia id?

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  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234

    Nope but who cares...they're all lovely! 

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,172

    Aquilegias are so promiscuous that very few have individual names. Nora Barlow leads to barlow types , and there are clematiflora type and vulgaris type.

    The national collection at Touchwood has lots of photos, most just have a number.

    http://www.touchwoodplants.co.uk/aquilegias.htm

    The bottom one looks like plant world strawberry ice cream.

    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,572

    Unless you bought a named variety they won't have names. They're a promiscuous lot and every one is different.  

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,572

    They're nice photos, I keep trying to get pics of some of mine but no good ones so far (pics that is, the aquilegias are lovely)

  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 22,410

    That's the pleasure of aquilegia. You never know what you'll get. I have a lovely white one but I think it's either a bit of a tart or very shy. No other white one anywhereimage

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • VoyagerxpVoyagerxp Posts: 624

    Ok thanks guys, i grew these from seeds i was given and they didn't have a name.

  • Julie LanteriJulie Lanteri Posts: 133

    They are lovely! And you get to pick names for them (more fun when saving seeds than writing "pink 1" on the seed packet ?)

  • Love them :) who cares if they're slutty! 

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