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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Blue and White'

WINKY BLUE & WHITE COLUMBINE

Buy Winky Blue & White Columbine online. Winky Blue & White Columbine is a versatile long- variety that performs well in the garden and also as a blooming containerized plant. It has a compact, mounded shape, and produces clusters of blue and white blooms just above the foliage.

Height:

12-14 Inches

Spread:

12-14 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Multi-Colored
  • Blue
  • Dark Blue
  • White
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Gray
  • Blue
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Gray
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Blue
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Seed
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Early Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Rock Gardens
  • Rain Garden
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Aquilegia is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions; however it does not tolerate heat well. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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