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Munstead White Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris cv.)

$12.00
Item #:
692506
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Item #:
692506
Availability:
Currently not available.

Description

Hardy, herbaceous perennial
Description:  Large, beautifully held, pure white blossoms on 3 foot stems in the spring
Habit:  Delicate, medium green leaves form an attractive mound
Culture:  Prefers partial shade or morning sun and rich, well-prepared garden loam which is evenly moist. Avoid covering the crown when planting. A side dressing of compost or mulch is beneficial. Reaches 2 to 3 feet high
Hardiness:  Cold hardy to USDA Zone 3

European Columbines have a long and colorful history in cultivation dating back to the medieval period.  Illustrations of both single and double sorts appear in sixteenth-century herbals and other illuminated manuscripts. ‘'Munstead White' is a handsome and very vigorous form selected by early twentieth-century garden writer and designer Gertrude Jekyll in her garden at Munstead Wood in Surry, England. zone3,zone4,zone5,zone6,zone7,zone8,zone9

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