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botanical name:
Aquilegia buergeriana 'Calimero'
Aquilegia buergeriana 'Calimero' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Columbine, Granny's bonnet
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.20m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Dwarf variety making a compact mound of deeply divided foliage. Pendulous spurred flowers with creamy yellow corollas and reddish purple sepals, in late spring and early summer.

Moist, well drained soil in sun or part shade.

From seed, germination can be erratic. Also by division in spring, may be slow to re-establish.

Good for containers, raised beds and rock gardens

other notes:
Named after an Italian cartoon character, a baby chicken.
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