More Columbines

midnightsmum (Z4, ON)May 31, 2010

Mine finally started blooming last week!! I love them. I was going to add these to Rita's thread, but I cannot find it!

Not sure where this colour came from, but I like it! Must be a new hybrid!

This is a dehybridization of Magpie.

This looks like MusicMix that WoodyOak was asking about!

This is Magpie.

Nora Barlow in that centre.

And, for something completely different:

I'm not sure who this is, or when they joined the party??!!

Nancy.

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organic_kitten(8)

Those are very pretty. I especially like the red one.
kay

    Bookmark   May 31, 2010 at 2:13PM
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ianna(Z5b)

very nice Nancy. First photo I think is that of an origami columbine. The last photo - the iris -- does it smell lemony? I have the same kind and it has a mild lemony scent.

    Bookmark   May 31, 2010 at 3:09PM
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gldno1

What a nice mix of colors. I wonder will they self-seed and be different colors next year?

I like the iris too!

    Bookmark   May 31, 2010 at 3:51PM
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newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

I like the purple one in the first picture and the red one in the third picture. Columbines just say cottage garden flower to me, I don't know why. But they really belong in a meadow or cottage type border. Very pretty :-))

    Bookmark   May 31, 2010 at 4:36PM
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aftermidnight Zone7b B.C. Canada

Very pretty Nancy, I love columbines, have quite a few even some of the native ones that were here when we bought the place in 65.
I have some species, some woodland and a lovely little white and powder blue from DS2's wife's garden. She was digging this one out because she didn't like it, one man's trash is another man's treasure :).
I also have some seed of several different colors from a very generous GWer, I must get them planted.

I begged another start of the double flowering lily-of-the-valley from her too, I lost mine don't know why, the pink one is growing like gang busters.

Annette

    Bookmark   May 31, 2010 at 4:52PM
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gottagarden(z5 western NY)

Columbines are so pretty and delicate. Love that first one, such unusual colors. Enjoy your surprise iris visitor.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2010 at 7:21AM
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darknox

My columbine came up in April and now it's on its last legs. This is my first time with columbines. I cut the blooms and collected some seeds and clipped dry leaves. It looks like it's trying to bloom again. I am not at all knowing what to expect. Will they bloom again in the fall or through the summer? I am zone 7.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2010 at 9:52PM
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a2zmom(6a - nj)

I love columbine and yours are especially pretty. Love the color of the one in the first photo.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2010 at 10:07PM
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