Red Columbine

Delicate upright stems lined with 3-lobed leaves in clusters topped very showy flowers in spring. Nodding flowers are bright red with a yellow throat and five distinctive backward facing spurs. Long yellow stamens extend downward from the center five joined chambers.  Prefers part shade and a moist, well-drained soil. Forms colonies through abundant self seeding. Hummingbirds are attracted to these flowers and feed on them frequently.

Scientific Name: Aquilegia canadensis
Bloom Color: Red, Yellow
Bloom Time: April, May
Butterfly Host: N/A
Container Size: 3/4 gallon
Cultural Uses: N/A
Fall Foliage: No
Fruit: Dry, brownish 5-lobed capsule containing seeds.
Habit: Herb
Height: 2-5'
Light Needs: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
Square Feet Used: 2.25
Type Of Garden Ecotone: Other
Water Needs: Average

Price: $10.00

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