|'Nora Barlow' Columbine |
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Nora Barlow'
An unusual double flower in reddish pink and white with tinges of green that looks nothing like a Columbine. Cups and spurs are absent, replaced by many petals.
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Form or Habit: upright/vertical
Plant Use: Naturalize in semi-shaded woodland areas, or plant in groups in beds and borders, good for cut flowers
Width: Minimum: 8 inches Maximum: 40 inches
Foliage Texture: medium
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5
Water Requirements: average
Additional Comments: Sometimes listed as a hybrid, other times assigned to the species vulgaris, the cultivar 'Nora Barlow' is named for Charles Darwin's granddaughter. Prefers average well-drained soil.