Aquilegia atrata seeds


A sought after species aquilegia with black red flowers which have prominent yellow stamens. It is long lived and free flowering.

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This aquilegia is a lovely free flowering plant which has flowers of the deepest black red on many branching stems up to 60 cm and is a sought after species plant for the summer garden. It blooms in late spring and early summer. It prefers rich soils which have a good deal of humous and full sun or partial shade. It is frost hardy. It will do well in containers also.

Sowing advice
Sow seed on the surface of moist seed raising mix in pots or trays. Cover seed with a very light sprinkling of seed raising mix, as light helps germination. Put inside a polythene bag to keep the moisture in. Keep at 15 to 20°C .Germination will happen within 2 to 3 weeks.

Additional information


Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Granny's bonnet



Maximum Height

approx 60 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30