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By Solada

Cheshire, United Kingdom Gb

Can some kind person tell me something about this flower,it started growing in my garden last year and this year there are many more.
I did not plant them,but,I like them as they are real pretty.

Thank You

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Aquilegias, or Columbine. Seed everywhere, different colours. Some one near you must have grown some.

29 Apr, 2017


keep the ones you like grub out those you don't. They don't mind growing in poor soil and any position in sun or part shade.

I love them and you can get a wide range of colours.

29 Apr, 2017


Also known as "Granny's Bonnet".

30 Apr, 2017


Thank you very much
will be leaving them in and let them spread .

30 Apr, 2017


This flower has now finished flowering,do I cut the stems doen (quite tall) or just dead head.Thanks

9 Jun, 2017


that depends. if you leave them they will set seed and in 2-3yrs time you will have lots more plants in flower.
I tend to leave them and when they flower I dig out the ones I don't like or if there are 2 many of the same type.

if you don't want to wait to see what develops, dead head them by cutting down to the base.

9 Jun, 2017


Thanks Seaburn,
I did think that by leaving then,will get more next year from the scattered seeds.Last year I only had a couple,this year lots.Well pleased as they pretty.
Thanks for your reply.

10 Jun, 2017

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