Aquilegia flabellata pumila 'Mini Star'

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Columbine

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

This is a dwarf form with disproportionately large blue and white, bicolored flowers. Blue-green foliage is lovely with fan-shaped leaves.

Height

6-8 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best with morning sun and afternoon shade. May go dormant in hot summer months. Cultivate soil around base in late fall.

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Snowdrop Anemone (Anemone sylvestris), False Forget-Me-Not, Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla), Plantain Lily (Hosta ), American Alumroot (Heuchera )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Blue-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Organic
Moist but well-drained
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