Plant Type: Perennials
Charming Columbine with long spurred, upward facing flowers. Blooms in early spring with light sky blue sepals and white petals. Compact,bushy habit.
Aquilegias are widely known for their love of shady areas, but also do well in the sun, in moist, well-drained soil. Use them for an early season cut flower; long lasting, up to two weeks. Aquilegia is especially lovely when allowed to naturalize in shady, woodland borders.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to partshade. Tolerates wide range of soils except heavy, poorly drained ones.Prefers rich, moist soils with light to moderate shade. Removeflowering stems after bloom to encourage additional bloom. Keep soilsuniformly moist after bloom to prolong attractive foliage appearance.When foliage depreciates, plants may be cut to the ground.
Flower ColorSky Blue and White
Plant Spread.75-1 foot
Plant Height1-2 feet
Soil MoistureAverage, medium, well-drained soils.
Characteristics & Attributes
Spring blooming, Cut flower, Border
Bloom TimeSpring to early summer
Critter ResistanceDeer and rabbit resistant
ExposureFull sun to partial or full shade