Seeds per packet: 10
The Aquilegia Winky Single Mix showcases a delightful array of delicate, single-flowered blooms that resemble the elegant bonnets of woodland sprites. With their vibrant colors and unique form, ‘Winky Single Mix’ Aquilegia becomes a captivating addition to cottage gardens, borders, and shaded landscapes. These flowers embody the magic of nature, transforming your outdoor space into a haven of wonder and beauty.
- Whimsical Blooms: The defining feature of Aquilegia ‘Winky Single Mix’ is its whimsical and intricate blooms that evoke the essence of a fairy-tale garden. Each bloom carries a sense of elegance and charm, resembling delicate bonnets that could belong to woodland nymphs.
- Diverse Color Palette: ‘Winky Single Mix’ Aquilegia boasts a mix of enchanting colors, from soft pastels to bold and vibrant shades. This diverse palette allows you to create a garden tapestry that mirrors the variety and magic of a secret forest.
- Single Flowers: Unlike the double-flowered varieties, ‘Winky Single Mix’ Aquilegia showcases single, open blooms with a central cluster of colorful petals surrounding a cluster of striking stamens. This unique form adds to its fairy-tale allure.
- Attracts Pollinators: The nectar-rich blooms of ‘Winky Single Mix’ Aquilegia attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, enhancing the vitality of your garden ecosystem and contributing to a healthier environment.
- Graceful Foliage: Beyond its blooms, ‘Winky Single Mix’ Aquilegia features delicate and graceful foliage that adds texture and elegance to the garden even when the flowers are not in bloom.
- Cottage Garden Charm: ‘Winky Single Mix’ Aquilegia perfectly suits the aesthetic of cottage gardens, where its dainty and charming blooms evoke the spirit of a bygone era and create a nostalgic and romantic atmosphere.
- Shade Tolerance: While ‘Winky Single Mix’ Aquilegia can tolerate partial shade, it thrives best in areas with dappled sunlight or light shade. This shade tolerance makes it a suitable choice for adding color to shaded or woodland garden areas.
- Scientific Name: ‘Winky Single Mix’ Aquilegia belongs to the genus Aquilegia and is known scientifically as Aquilegia spp.
- Enchanted Beauty: ‘Winky Single Mix’ Aquilegia infuses your garden with a touch of enchanted beauty, turning it into a whimsical haven of magic and wonder.
- Scientific Name: Aquilegia x hybrida
- Common Name: Columbine
- Hardiness Zone: 3a – 9b
- Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer
- Plant Habit: Upright
- Spacing: 10 – 12″ (25 – 30cm)
- Height: 9 – 11″ (23 – 28cm)
- Width: 8 – 10″ (20 – 25cm)
- Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun
- Seed supplied as: Raw.
- Plug crop time: 6 to 9 weeks
- Transplant to finish: 12 to 16 weeks (20 to 30 weeks overwintered)
- Colours: Purple White, Purple Yellow and Red Yellow.
Height: 0-12 Inches
Water Needs: Average
Use: Bee Garden, Butterfly Garden, Containers, Cut Flowers, Ground Cover, Landscaping
Resistance: Deer, Heat, Rabbit
Bloom Season: Early Spring, Late Spring, Spring, Summer
Plant Species: Flowers
Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Life Cycle: Perennial
Planting Season: Spring, Summer