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Wild Columbine

(aquilegia canadensis)

Height: 1-3 feet
Light: Sun to part shade
Moisture: Dry to moderately moist, well-drained soil (may rot if too wet)
Bloom Time: April
Flower Color: Red to pale yellow

Tough, easy to grow perennial with red and yellow dangling blooms that first appear in early April…around the time the hummingbirds that favor it return.

Wild columbine blooms may continue to appear into fall. Individual plants tend to die after 4-5 years, but reproduces readily be seed if allowed.

All parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested.