That’s cool, I’ve never seen a white *Aqualegia* species before. Where did you take this picture? I remember being amazed the first time I saw [*Aqualegia canadensis*](https://www.google.com/search?q=aquilegia&safe=off&es_sm=93&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=pkqCU5igJpTQsQSd7oDYCQ&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAQ&biw=2133&bih=1087&dpr=0.9#q=aquilegia+canadensis&safe=off&tbm=isch) in the wild. ( I Couldn’t any of my pictures of one and I didn’t want to
I love it. There is a variety/cutivar I’ve seen that can grow in Sydney, but nothing beats the real thing out in the red sand of the desert 🙂
You should credit the [photographer](http://www.flickr.com/photos/valdiney/3351879305/) or link to the [lightbox](http://www.flickr.com/photos/valdiney/3351879305/lightbox/).
Because the easiest (only?) way to propagate them is by seed and getting seeds requires that you fertilize the flowers. These are very finicky plants; outside of their native habitat they are grown in greenhouses heated to 30 C (86 F) with 95% humidity.
[THEY TAKE OVER EVERYTHING… (my back patio)](http://i.imgur.com/IRbVt6v.jpg)
Holy cow now that you mention it , totally does! Didn’t even think of that. 🙂
Nice! Question… what is the trait exhibited by bellflowers, with the downward bell-shaped flowers? I’m almost sure it’s something-escence, it’s on the tip of my tongue…