“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Aquilegia canadensis

Red Columbine

Garden(s):

LoH2O

Type:

Native Perennial

Height:

60-90 cm (2-3 ft)

Spread:

30-46 cm (1-1.5 ft)

Light:

Full sun, Part shade

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

April, May

Bloom Colour:

Pink, Yellow, Red

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Sandy, Loamy, Well-Drained

Notes:

Attracts hummingbirds. Naturalizes in optimum growing conditions. Encourage additional bloom by removing flowering stems after bloom. Keeping soil uniformly moist will prolong appearance of foliage.