Aquilegia canadensis - Columbine
Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) is a branching perennial that is well-known for its showy, nodding flowers. The intricate red and yellow bell-like flowers are equipped with distinctly backward-pointing tubes that contain nectar which attracts various wildlife. In optimum growing conditions it will self-seed freely, and its small black seeds are easy to collect to replant in other locations of your choice. The genus name "Aquilegia" comes from the Latin "aquila" which means "eagle" and refers to the spurred petals that many believe resemble an eagle's talons.
Soil Moisture: Dry, Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
Height: 1' - 3'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Bloom Color: Red, Yellow
Bloom Time: May, June
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
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