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Aquilegia canadensis

Canadian Columbine, Wild Columbine

Nodding scarlet with yellow-centered nodding flowers elevate above the lovely green foliage. Hummingbirds love this striking red columbine. Native wildflower of eastern North America. 

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Hummingbirds
Exposure
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Organic
Attributes
Cut Flower/Foliage
Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
May - June
Additional Information about Aquilegia canadensis

First cultivated in mid-1600's.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Aquilegia canadensis

Will self-seed, but should not be considered invasive. May go dormant in hot summer months. Cultivate soil around base in late fall. Will tolerate a sunny aspect but prefers partial shade.