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Aquilegia caerulea

Rocky Mountain Columbine

Rocky Mountain Columbine is planted for its beautiful blue and white flowers. Native to the higher elevations of the intermountain West, is best suited to mountain gardens and areas of the West with cool nights.

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SKU: 20811

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Plant - 5" deep pot
Aquilegia caerulea, Rocky Mountain Columbine 20811

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    Aquilegia caerulea, Rocky Mountain Columbine 20811
  • Aquilegia caerulea, Rocky Mountain Columbine 20811
    Aquilegia caerulea, Rocky Mountain Columbine 20811
Additional Information
SKU 20811
Common Name Rocky Mountain Columbine
Botanical Name Aquilegia caerulea
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color Blue, White
Mature Height 18" tall
Mature Spread 15" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture Average
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant
Ideal Region Western Only, Suitable Above 7000 ft
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Details
18" tall x 15" wide (seed propagated). Rocky Mountain Columbine is the state flower of Colorado, and is treasured for its big blue and white flowers. A must for mountain gardeners, this plant is at its best in cool, higher altitude areas of the West. At lower elevations, place in cool shady beds that receive regular watering. Not recommended for hot , humid climates. Campanula rotundifolia makes a fine companion plant.
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