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Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guiness'

A lovely form of the classic cottage garden plant. With deep-purple almost black outer petals and white inner petals above ferny green foliage. It can be short-lived but it will self-seed. Hardy. Up to 75cm.

At a glance

Common Name
Granny's bonnet. Columbine 'William Guiness'
Hardy perennial
60cm to 90cm
Spread Rate
Soil Type
Moist, Normal, Drained
Part-shade, Sun
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

Its also known as magpie due to its black and white flowers

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9cm pot 4.00   Buy  

All prices are shown in UK Pounds and include VAT where applicable. All items are subject to our money-back guarantee. We can deliver to most addresses in mainland UK but we cannot deliver overseas. Delivery charges are calculated according to the number of plants ordered, as follows:
1 to 4 plants, 4.95
5 to 9 plants, 6.95
10 to 20 plants, 9.95
21 to 50 plants, 15.00
51+ plants, POA
Postage for orders consisting only of seeds are charged at the reduced rate of 1.50 per order. Postage on gift vouchers is free of charge. For large orders, (more than 50 plants), we will send you confirmation of plant availability and delivery charges before you pay, and we will email you a link so that you can pay online once you know what the final total will be.