Blue Columbine Seeds (Aquilegia)

Delicate, lacy foliage and bi-colored blooms create an elegant statement in the meadow. Also known as “Rocky Mountain Columbine,” this wildflower is drought-tolerant and easy to grow. Perennial.
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Birds
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Good For Cut Flowers
Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant
Multiplies / Naturalizes
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A hummingbird magnet, Blue Columbine creates a delicate statement with blue and white bi-colored blooms and lacy foliage. Also known as Rocky Mountain Columbine, this wildflower will thrive in dry areas.
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Associated SKUsHC015806
HC013269 (1 Pound)
HC013270 (1/4 Pound)
Common Name
Blue Columbine
Botanical Name
Aquilegia caerulea
Seed Life Cycle
Perennial
Flower Color
Blue
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Seed
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 1,815 sq ft.
1 lb covers 7,260 sq ft.
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Cut Flowers, Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant, Multiplies / Naturalizes
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Step-by-Step Wildflower Seed Planting Instructions

  1. Check for your last frost date and plant after this has passed. Choose a spot on your property that gets 6 or more hours of direct sun a day unless you are planting seeds for shade.
  2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth. Simply dig up everything that is growing, turn the soil and rake the area flat. If this is an area that has never before been gardened, you may need to till the area up to remove growth.
  3. Mix the seeds with sand* for better visibility and scatter the seeds directly on top of the soil. If you are sowing a larger area, we recommend using a seed spreader; if not, you can sow by hand.
  4. We recommend lightly compressing the seeds into the soil, making sure not to bury them. You can either walk on them, use a board or if you are sowing a larger area, rent a seed roller.
  5. Water so that the soil is moist, not soaking wet, until the seedlings are about 4-6" tall. After that, the seedlings will survive on natural rains. If you are experiencing very dry weather, we recommend watering occasionally.
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