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Herbaceous Perennial

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Clementine Salmon Rose' (Clementine Series) (d)

columbine 'Clementine Salmon Rose'

'Clementine Salmon Rose' is a herbaceous perennial, up to 40cm high, with pale blue-green divided leaves, and pink, pom-pom-like semi-double flowers, up to 4cm across, that face upwards and do not have spurs, in late spring or early summer

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Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Blue Green Pink Blue Green
Summer Blue Green Pink Blue Green
Autumn Blue Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H7
Botanical details
Family
Ranunculaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Clump forming
Genus

Aquilegia are clump-forming herbaceous perennials with long-stalked, ternately divided basal leaves and erect, leafy stems bearing bell-shaped flowers with spreading, coloured sepals and petals with spurs, on branched stems

Name status

Unresolved

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in free-draining but moisture-retentive soil in sun or partial shade; may also be grown in containers

Propagation

Propagate by division in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Patio and container plants
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Low Maintenance
  • Cut flowers
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

No pruning required, but can be cut back after flowering

Pests

May be susceptible to aphids, aquilegia sawfly, leafminers, and caterpillars

Diseases

May be susceptible to powdery mildews, aquilegia downy mildew, and fungal leaf spot

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