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Aquilegia canadensis - Columbine

Image of Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) taken by Allendan Seed Company
SKU: 43
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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'

Spread:  1'

Hardiness Zone:  3 - 8

Bloom Color:  Red, Yellow

Bloom Time:  May, June

Attracts:  Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Return Policy

Returns of standard seed mixes and individual species must be made in the original unopened packaging within 10 days of delivery. If you wish to return live plants, you must do so within 5 days of delivery. Returns of standard mixes, individual species, and live plants are subject to a restocking fee of 25%. Custom seed mixes may not be returned. When returning non-damaged goods, the buyer is responsible for shipping charges, and return shipping may be made by whatever means the buyer selects.

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