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Aquilegia vulgaris var. plena

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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

See our list of companion Plants for Double Columbine to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

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

How long does Double Columbine take to grow?

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Days to Germination How long does it take Double Columbine to germinate?
36 days

Average 36 days | Min 36 days | Max 36 days (1)

Days to Transplant How long until I can plant out Double Columbine?
+ 173 days

Average 173 days | Min 105 days | Max 494 days (2)

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When should I plant Double Columbine?

Our when to plant Double Columbine estimates are relative to your last frost date.

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When to sow The number of days to sow Double Columbine before or after your last frost date.
56 days before Last Frost Date

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

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