Aquilegia canadensis - Wild Columbine


Also known as wild columbine, this is a native spring wildflower. The red and yellow flowers are highly attractive to early arriving hummingbirds and should be used in a wildlife garden. Blends in perfectly for a woodland a setting, naturalized areas, borders, cottage gardens and open shade gardens.

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Ranunculaceae
Native Range: Eastern North America
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: Light pink/yellow to blood red/yellow
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Medium
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Flower: Showy, Good Cut
Attracts: Hummingbirds
Tolerate: Rabbit, Deer, Drought, Dry Soil