Columbine McKana Giants HEIRLOOM Seeds

Columbine McKana Giants HEIRLOOM Seeds

Aquilegea hybrida

Item #1007

Perennial. McKana Giants is a superior strain developed for its very large flowers (3"), beautiful range of colors, and long graceful spurs. Excellent for rock gardens, perennial beds, and wildflower areas. Will grow and bloom well in dappled shade. Flowers add grace to fresh flower arrangements. All-America Selections winner, 1955. Perennial in USDA zones 3–9. Deer resistant.



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Perennial

Full sun to part shade

2'-3' tall

Days to Emerge:
21 – 25 days

Seed Depth:
Surface

Seed Spacing:
3-4 seeds
every 1' – 2'

Thinning:
When 2" - 3" tall, thin to 1
every 1' – 2'


When to sow outside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, 6 to 8 weeks before average first frost, or when soil temperature is 68°–75°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 10 to 12 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Benefits greatly from stratification, a cold, moist period (see inside packet.) Light aids germination; press seed into soil surface.

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