søndag 25. mai 2014

Aquilegia Nora Barlow

Common Name: Clementine
Norwegian Name: Akeleie

Located on the southeast side, with sun in the morning, and partial to complete shade in the afternoon.

Hight: 60-90cm
Width: 25-50cm
Flowering: May through August
Hardiness Zone: H6
Colour: Deep pink that goes into cream, with green petaltips. Bright green foliage

Aquila from lat. meaning Eagle for the Eagle-claw shap. 
Clementine from French meaning Dove, for the shape of 5 perched doves (seen in single aquilegias)

Boiled in water, water has been used as herbal medication for eye and eardrops. Also preventing epileptic seasures, and mixed with wine to mend broken bones. 
Medical use is not adviced, as the poisonous properties outweigh the helpfullness. 
Sickness from eating it: 
Palpitation, Gastroenteritis.

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