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What you need to know as a florist about the Aquilegia

  • Colourful splendour
    Aquilegia is available in a variety of colours, including white, pink, blue, purple, yellow and red.
  • Stylish applications
    The Aquilegia's flower has a delicate and graceful shape, with drooping bell-shaped petals growing on long stems.
  • Symbolic meaning
    Aquilegia symbolises protection and happiness. The flower attracts positive energy and repels negative energy.

All about the Aquilegia

Looking for a flower that provides a unique and playful look in bouquets and arrangements? Meet the Aquilegia, or Akelei. This flower is a real eye-catcher and is known for its unique shape of the flower.

The Aquilegia is a flower characterised by its special and eye-catching flower shape. The flowers have a beautiful, pendulous bell-like shape and are available in different colours, such as pink, purple, white and yellow.

The Aquilegia is a flower that is characterised by its unusual and eye-catching flower shape.

The Aquilegia is an easy-care flower that thrives in both sun and shade. The name Akelei is derived from the Latin word 'aquila', meaning eagle, because of the similarity between the petals and the talons of an eagle. Traditionally, Akelei have been a favourite flower in gardens because of their gracefulness and the attraction they have for bees, butterflies and other pollinators. A real asset in your bouquet.

Sales advice for the florist

In-store sales advice for Aquilegia

There are several techniques you can apply to the Aquilegia. Think of making arrangements, a bouquet, a mono-bouquet or drying.





When choosing the right bouquet, it is important to consider the meaning of the Aquilegia. Ideal for special occasions. Read the meaning of the flower under 'Product information'.

Give care tips

Give advice on caring for Aquilegia, so the customer knows how to keep the flowers fresh for as long as possible. Read the care tips under 'Care' for the best advice.

Inspiring stories from growers, florists and experts

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