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Aquilegia

Crimson Star
Family Ranunculaceae
Name Aquilegia
Common Names Granny's bonnet, Columbine
Featured Plant September 2005
Etymology
Aquilegia From Latin aquila meaning eagle, referring to the flower petals that are said to resemble an eagle's claw.

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Giant Star
McKenna's Giant
  See also:  Ornamentals, Culture / Germination

This hardy perennial with fern like mid green leaves, has bi-coloured flowers at the end of long stems that make excellent cut flowers. Excellent wild flower or for cottage gardens, especially when planted en masse.

 Giant Star

Giant Star is a selection of large flowered Aquilegia with warm colours - red, orange, pink, yellow and white.



Crimson Star

Crimson Star

Crimson Star

Bud with Spurs

Pink Star

White Yellow

White Yellow

White Star

White Star

White

Yellow Star

 McKenna's Giant

McKenna's Giant is another selection of large flowered Aquilegia, but tend to have cooler colours.



McKenna's Giant

McKenna's Giant

McKenna's Giant

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