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Aquilegia species Swallowtail

Swallowtail Columbine

Swallowtail' is unique with large yellow, long spurred flowers held over attractive blue-green foliage. Late spring blooming, the flowers have amazing 4 inch long spurs flowing backwards from the face of the flower. A High Country Gardens introduction.

SKU# 20822

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Plant - 5" deep pot
 
 

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SKU 20822
Common Name Swallowtail Columbine
Botanical Name Aquilegia species Swallowtail
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color Yellow
Estimated Mature Height 24" tall
Mature Spread 18" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to mid summer
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Will Tolerate Compost Enriched Garden Loam
Soil Moisture Average
Amount of Rain 10 to 20"
Advantages Deer Resistant, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Attracts Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant
Special Groups High Country Gardens Exclusive, High Country Gardens Introduction
Ideal Region Coastal California, Hot Desert, USA
Details
Green Thumb Award Winner 2000 24" tall x 18" wide (seed propagated). Certainly one of the most spectacular of our native columbines. 'Swallowtail' has huge bi-colored yellow and sweeping 4-4 1/2" long spurs. The flowers appear in late spring and are held on sturdy stems above the mound of blue to blue-green foliage. Plant in full sun or part sun in compost enriched soil. Water regularly.
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