Common Name: Red Columbine

  • Habit: Perennial Herb
  • Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
  • Water Needs: Average
  • Height: 1-2′
  • Flower: Red, Yellow, Apr, May, Jun
  • Fruit: Dry, brownish 5-lobed capsule containing seeds.
  • Fall Color: no
  • Natural Habitat: Bottomland Deciduous Forest, Woodland Edge

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Aquilegia canadensis has delicate upright stems with distinctive 3-lobed leaves in clusters and very showy flowers in spring. Nodding flowers are bright red with a yellow throat and five distinctive backward-facing spurs. Prefers part shade and moist but well-drained sandy soil. Forms colonies and readily self-seeds. Hummingbirds and native bees feed on the nectar of these flowers.

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