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Swallowtail® Columbine

Aquilegia species Swallowtail®
SKU: HC013944
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plant - 5" deep pot
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Exclusive. Swallowtail® is unique with large, long-spurred flowers with bright-yellow center petals and softer yellow outer petals, held over attractive blue-green foliage. Late spring blooming, the flowers have amazing 4 inch long spurs flowing backward from the face of the flower. A High Country Gardens introduction.
key features
Botanical Name
Aquilegia species Swallowtail®
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Native, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Long Bloom Time
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade, Full Shade
Mature Height
24" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to mid summer


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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