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Aquilegia 'Winky Double Red-White' (Winky Series)

 

Description: A compact form with dwarf habit and very pretty multicolored flowers which are upright facing and this variety is double red and white frill like flowers. A good early flowering Aquilegia producing flowers on strong plants from spring to summer. The upright flowers attract butterflies and bees and are easy to grow. Fresh foliage in flushes even after flowering has finished,

Uses: Good in mixed borders, rockeries, woodland edge or in containers.  Plant with later flowering herbaceous for continued flowering.

Climate/Position: Sun or partial shade.

Height/Spread: 25 - 35cm x 25-35cm

Soil Requirements: Humus rich free draining soil.

Pruning: Remove the flower stems after flowering to encourage more flowers to follow and late flushes of sea green foliage.

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Additional Interest:  The Winkey series is a new award winning range of Aquilegia from Kieft Seed in the Netherlands that are becoming very popular and are noted for unifirm growth and flowering habit.