Aquilegia canadensis

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Canadian Columbine, Wild Columbine

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Nodding scarlet with yellow-centered nodding flowers elevate above the lovely green foliage.
Hummingbirds love this striking red columbine.

Height

24-36 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red/Yellow

Interesting Notes

First cultivated in mid-1600's.

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Will self-seed, but should not be considered invasive. May go dormant in hot summer months. Cultivate soil around base in late fall.

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Goat's Beard (Aruncus dioicus), Coralbells (Heuchera ), False Forget-Me-Not, Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla), Plantain Lily (Hosta )

Characteristics & Attributes

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