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botanical name:
Aquilegia karelinii
Aquilegia karelinii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Columbine, Granny's bonnet
synonyms:  Aquilegia vulgaris var. karelinii
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Small perennial producing spurred, deep violet-purple flowers on dark wiry stems, in early and midsummer.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade.

propagation:
From seed or by division

usage:
Rock gardens and borders

other notes:
From Central Asia

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