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By Doel

New Zealand Nz

Does granny bonnets have any other name.



Aquilegia ? Columbines ?

17 May, 2015


I know them as Aquilegia..

17 May, 2015


Same here Bloomer

17 May, 2015


their botanical name is Aquilegia, but locally they are also called columbines as badfish says.

17 May, 2015


Local name here is Dratted nuisances (or worse!)
Aquilegia, the name, is derived from the Latin word for eagle (aquila), because the shape of the flower petals.

17 May, 2015


I quite like the way you never know what colour they are going to be and pull up the colours I don't like. I once had one which adorned Bill Wyman's wedding reception, but that's another story!

17 May, 2015


Aquilegia, I have many different colours now flowering.

22 May, 2015

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