- Aquilegia Cardinal - Large red and white flowers - long flowering period - cottage garden perennial - easy to grow
Aquilegia Cardinal, also known as Grannys Bonnet. The songbird series is a range with compact habit and very large flowers with bright clean flower colours. A clump forming perennial which forms a basal rosette of foliage and from May to July huge dark red and white flowers with long spurs produced on strong upright stems.
Aquilegia Cardinal is excellent grown in a mixed border in full sun to dappled shade. Excellent in a mixed border planted with other cottage perennials. This compact variety can also be grown in a patio container - the flowers are long lived when cut and make an excellent cut flower.