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Granny's bonnet 'Dragonfly Mix'


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Dragonfly Mix is part of the Aquilegia genus and is a Granny's bonnet variety. Its scientific name is Aquilegia 'Dragonfly Mix'. Dragonfly Mix is a hybrid variety.

A mixture of several seed colours from the ‘Dragonfly’ series sold by several different retailers.

This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally grows to a mature height of 38.0 cm (1.24 feet).

Dragonfly Mix Granny's bonnet is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Dragonfly Mix have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Dragonfly Mix

  • Partial Sun

Keep in mind when planting that Dragonfly Mix is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Dragonfly Mix are Zone 3 and Zone 8.

Growing Dragonfly Mix from seed

Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Dragonfly Mix about 56 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Dragonfly Mix

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Dragonfly Mix is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Dragonfly Mix

Granny's bonnet Dragonfly Mix Etymology

The species name vulgaris is from the Latin vulgus (“the multitude, the masses”) +‎ -āris, and means “common”, “usual”, or “commonly known” 1.

Other Names for Granny's bonnet 'Dragonfly Mix'

Dragonfly, Dragonfly Hybrid Mixture