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Van Houtte's columbine Aquilegia eximia

Endemic to California in the USA, Aquilegia eximia (Van Houtte's columbine) is an orange flowered perennial. Adopt the entire species of the Van Houtte's columbine perennial as a personalised memorial gift in memory of a friend or loved one.

Van Houtte’s columbine ranges in height from 50 to 100 cm. Van Houtte’s columbine is found growing in damp rocky areas, ranging from coastal areas of California to higher elevations.

You can adopt this entire species for £1,000. Your donation will be used to maintain the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership, ensure this species is kept safe forever in the vaults, and to collect more species in the future.

In addition to receiving your adoption pack featuring your certificate and photograph of the species (this will be posted to you, or the recipient), you will also be invited to a behind the scenes tour of the Millennium Seed Bank, at Wakehurst. You'll meet the staff and see the vaults where your species is stored.

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