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Aquilegia canadensis /Wild Columbine or Red Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis  / Aquilegia canadensis
Yellow and red flowers present in spring and, if kept moist, all summer
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Yellow and red flowers present in spring and, if kept moist, all summer

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Scientific Name: Aquilegia canadensis
Common Name: Wild Columbine or Red Columbine
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: Flowers white/pink and dark red. Grows well in msot garden situations, except does not like wet feet. A self-seeder which can spread over large areas in a short period. To maintain species, plant only one in a garden as they cross pollinate readily.