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Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Aquilegia jonesii , grown from seeds, ex Alplains

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Location: Cheyenne, WyomingDate: 2020-08-27What a pleasant, late-summer surprise!
By MrsBinWY
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Location: Cheyenne, WyomingDate: 2021-05-06
By MrsBinWY
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.Date: 2014-05-01 2013 seedling (purchased) emerging spring 2014; note extremely ti
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Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On April 26, 2019 Potted up
10 pots of 12 plants
MrsBinWY On January 5, 2019 Potted up
Potted up 6 seedlings from the 2017 sowing. ~11 more still in the container. Wait on potting them up, pending how the first 6 do.
MrsBinWY On May 25, 2018 Seeds germinated
~20 seedlings from the 2017 sowing were up
MrsBinWY On November 25, 2017 Seeds sown
Experiment: Eight (8) 2.25" pots in garden hoop, seeds from Alplains. Zero germination as of 5-13-18; pots spent the summer, fall and early winter in back patio area; brought the pots into the sun room 1-5-19.
MrsBinWY On February 4, 2017 Seeds sown
coffee filter in baggie in fridge, Z3, P, GL, 3:6w, 50 seeds from Alplains; 3-24-17 put seeds in milk jug on back patio; no germination as of 12-3-17 (holding container over)
ShawnSteve On December 31, 2020 Seeds sown
Stratification, for approximately 90 days.
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