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Rocky Mountain Columbine

Aquilegia caerulea
SKU: HC018300
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Overview
Aquilegia caerulea (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.
key features
Botanical Name
Aquilegia caerulea
Advantages
Native, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Fragrant
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade, Full Shade
Soil Moisture
Average
Mature Height
18" tall
Mature Spread
15" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer

Description

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.