Columbine (Aquilegia coerulea Origami™ Mix) in the Columbines Database

Trade name information:
Series: Origami™
Trade Name: Mix
Cultivar name: 'Origami Mix'
Also sold as:
Butterfly Mix

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 16-18 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 65-70F
Days to germinate: 21-28
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow. Do not cover.
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Can direct sow in groups of 3-4 seeds spaced 6-18" apart. Thin to strongest plant. Likes some shade in hot climates. Cut back old stems for repeat bloom.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Plant Events from our members
carlysuko On January 25, 2018 Potted up
Potted up six healthy plants.
carlysuko On December 3, 2017 Seeds germinated
Seeds starting to germinate hooray!
carlysuko On November 18, 2017 Seeds sown
Seeds sown in six cell pack with jiffy seed starting mix mixed with perlite. If does not germinate after a couple weeks I will stick in fridge. Obtained seeds from Swallowtail Garden Seeds.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Aquilegia cultivar by Cyclaminist May 8, 2015 8:16 AM 4
seeds for trade by lraley Apr 9, 2013 4:30 PM 3

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