Photo of Columbines (Aquilegia): Pretty columbine but not representative of 'Blue Barlow'

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Name: Lori
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Apr 12, 2014 9:32 AM CST
Very pretty columbine, although it doesn't have the form of 'Blue Barlow' and instead appears to be the product of cross-pollination (probably of 'Blue Barlow' with other columbines in the garden). Columbines cross-pollinate and hybridize very readily in garden conditions and even in nature, which often results in seed-grown plants lacking the characteristics of the cultivars or species of the original plants.
Would you mind asking to have the photo moved to the general Columbines photo page?
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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Apr 12, 2014 6:10 PM CST
I've requested it be removed. Thank you. I tip my hat to you.
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