Aquilegia caerulea

From - Plant Encyclopedia and Gardening wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
 Aquilegia caerulea subsp. var.  
Habit: [[Category:]]
Height: to
Width: to
Height: warning.png"" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. to warning.png"" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.
Width: warning.png"" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. to warning.png"" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.
Hidden fields, interally pass variables to right place
Minimum Temp: °Fwarning.png"°F" is not a number.
USDA Zones: to
Sunset Zones:
Flower features:
[[]] > Aquilegia caerulea var. ,

If this plant info box on watering; zones; height; etc. is mostly empty you can click on the edit tab and fill in the blanks!

Describe the plant here...

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Aquilegia caerulea, James (A. leptocèras, Nutt. A. macrantha, Hook & Arn.). St. 1-1½ ft,, finely pubescent above, bearing several fls.: lower st.-lvs. large and biternate; basal-lvs. with long 3-branched petioles; If ta. 3-lobed on secondary stalks: fls. 2 in. across, whitish, but variously tinted with light blue and yellow; sepals often blue, oblong, obtuse, twice as long as the petal-limb; spurs long, slender, knobbed at the end, rather straight, but curving outward; head of stamens equaling the petals: follicles pubescent, 1 in. long; style ⅓ in. Apr.— July. Lower mt. regions, Mont, to New Mex. B.M. 4407; 5477. Gn. 16:264. Mn. 6:61. V. 2:33 f. 4. F.S. 5:531. F.R. 10:165. Gn. 59, p. 147. G. 28:241. Var. alba, Hort. Fls. of same size but entirely white. Intro. 1883. Var. hybrida, Hort. Sepals some shade of blue or pink, or mixed, and petals nearly white or yellow, also called var. lútea, Hort. The true form of this is probably A. caerulea x A. chrysantha. Gn. 51, p. 385. R.H. 1896: 108. A.G. 15: 315. I.H. 43:61. Var. Helenae, Hort., is very probably a form of this hybrid; very robust, fls. numerous, blue and pure white. G.W. 6:212. Var. flôre-plèno, Hort. Fls. longer and very showy, more or less doubled toward the center.

The above text is from the Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture. It may be out of date, but still contains valuable and interesting information which can be incorporated into the remainder of the article. Click on "Collapse" in the header to hide this text.



Pests and diseases




External links

blog comments powered by Disqus
Personal tools
Bookmark and Share