Creamy yellow flowers with long spurs. A good cut flower, which is scented and attracts the butterflies.
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Denver Gold' derives from a species native to the spruce forests of New Mexico (USA). It is late flowering at the beginning of summer and will produce strong scent if planted in a warm, sheltered spot. An ephemeral perennial that easily re-seeds itself.
Height: 50 cm. Planting distance: 40 cm.
Grow in sun (not too hot) or slight shade in ordinary, well-drained soil.
Cut the dried flower stems to promote a second flowering. Hardy.
For planting in mixed-borders, edging, near trees and natural gardens.
Companions: Thalictrum, Dicentra spectabilis
- 9,5cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 50 to 70cm
- Plant spacing: 40 cm
- Flower colour: yellow
- Flowering period: spring flowers
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