Granny’s Bonnet

Columbine Aquilegia

Columbine Aquilegia

Columbine Aquilegia

Columbine Aquilegia


Columbine (Aquilegia), also called Granny’s Bonnet, and I can see why. Front garden, Staffordshire, England. May 2017.

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14 thoughts on “Granny’s Bonnet

  1. Love Columbines – use to have a lot of these in our yard when we lived in Arizona years ago. Visited Colorado a lot and you find an abundance of columbines in that state.. Lovely photos Pete.

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  2. What a quaint name β€” and so suited to this lovely flower. It will be quite awhile before we see them blooming here. Thanks for the peek at what’s to come. πŸ™‚

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  3. Love that second image Pete. I find Columbines especially hard to photograph with high flowering plants just getting too ‘busy’ to give effective compositions in photography. That 2nd image is just perfect.

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  4. Such nice images. Never knew they were also called Granny’s Bonnets, have always known them as Aquilegia. They self-seed in my garden, and outside on the lane under my wall all the time about now.

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    • Thank you, Jill πŸ™‚ I only knew them as Aquilegia, too, until I discovered they were also known as Granny’s Bonnets. I haven’t seen any in my garden for some years until these showed up.

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