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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Barlow Nora'
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Plant Type: Perennials

The lovely and unique blossoms of this selection are fully double and look more like small dahlias than columbine flowers. Its petals are red and pink with either white or light green margins. Aquilegia is especially lovely when allowed to naturalize in shady, woodland borders. They also have excellent potential as cut flowers, lasting up to 2 weeks in a vase.

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Flower Color

Red/pink with white/light green margins

Foliage Color


Plant Spread

12-15 inches

Good Companions

Delphinium, Dicentra, Hosta, Lupine, Iris

Plant Height

24-36 inches

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Fertile, moist, well-drained soil

Characteristics & Attributes


Border plants, Container, Cut flower, Mass plantings, Easy to grow

Bloom Time

Late spring, early summer

Critter Resistance

Rabbit resistant


Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests