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LGS Notes: Columbine works well is a variety of conditions. It works well in shade and sun (with lots of watering), is deer and rabbit resistant, and is also a great source of food for hummingbirds and pollinators. I’ve seen it behave as a biennial and start new plants by seed in Maryland. It thrives in a hummusy soil with good drainage. This is a great spring bloomer for the early pollinators.
Latin name: Aquilegia canadensis
Common Name: columbine
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Native Range: Eastern North America
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: Light pink/yellow to blood red/yellow
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Flower: Showy, Good Cut
Tolerate: Rabbit, Deer, Drought, Dry Soil
Plant information from the Missouri Botanical Garden