Aquilegia 'Nana Alba'

$13.95
$13.95
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Description

These short-spurred, pure white flowers dance above the lacy foliage like miniature doves. Commonly known as "Columbine," Aquilegia 'Nana Alba' is an elegant shade plant with deeply cut, lacy, blue-green foliage.

Aquilegia 'Nana Alba' Columbine thrives in moist, well-drained soil and part to full shade. It can tolerate some morning sun, but will need shade in the afternoon.

This beautiful perennial is an excellent choice for woodland gardens and any shady spot.

Botanical name: Aquilegia flabellata 'Nana Alba'

Characteristics

  • Common Names: Columbine
  • Zones: 3-8
  • Light Requirements: Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Moist, Well-drained
  • Height at Maturity: 9"
  • Width at Maturity: 12"
  • Bloom Color: White/Cream
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

  • Attracts: Pollinators.
  • Tolerates: Coastal Conditions.
  • Other Features:

Care and Growing Tips

For a tidy appearance, deadhead after blooming (cut each flower stem down to the rest of the foliage). The foliage may discolor in the heat or occasionally attract leaf miners. Trim off any affected foliage to encourage new growth.

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Shipping Info

 

All orders placed now will ship in Spring 2024 unless requested otherwise.

    • Zones 9&10: Starting March 25th
    • Zone 8: Starting April 1st
    • Zone 7: Starting April 8th
    • Zone 6: Starting April 22nd
    • Zone 5: Starting May 6th
    • Zones 4-2: Starting May 13th

If you live in a warm climate and wish to receive your plants during the winter, please send us an email. Please note that we may be unable to fulfill your request if temperatures are too cold for safe transit or if the plants are dormant.

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All ship times are subject to change if extreme weather conditions are present here at the nursery or at the shipping destination.

Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

We are currently not able to ship to Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and outside of the US.

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