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Double Columbine

Aquilegia vulgaris var. plena

Double Columbine is part of the Aquilegia genus and its scientific name is Aquilegia vulgaris var. plena. The vulgaris part of this plant's botanical name means 'common'.Double Columbine grows as a perennial and is a flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Double Columbine is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

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How to grow Double Columbine

Growing Double Columbine from seed

By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Double Columbine about 56 days before your last frost date .

Transplanting Double Columbine

Companion plants for Double Columbine

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Double Columbine so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Double Columbine

These plants will not grow well with Double Columbine so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Double Columbine problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Double Columbine plants:

Double Columbine Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin vulgaris meaning “common”

Other names for Double Columbine


Aquilegia vulgaris var plena, Aquilegia vulgaris plena

Double Columbine care instructions

How long does Double Columbine take to grow?

These estimates for how long Double Columbine takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

When should I plant Double Columbine?

Our when to plant Double Columbine estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!


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