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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Magpie'
Aquilegia 'Magpie' is a striking columbine with purplish-black and white flowers on tall stems. It's an old-fashioned looking variety that goes well with cool color schemes. Try it with Allium 'Purple Sensation' and Iberis gibraltarica.
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Magpie' prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. But it can tolerate drier conditions. Also known as Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guinness'.
Deer resistant. Hardy perennial in zones 4-9.
height 30" spacing 12"
Sowing Aquilegia 'Magpie' Seeds
Start columbine seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Full sun to part shade.