Aquilegia canadensis

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Common Name: Columbine

Full sun to full shade, medium to dry moisture level, tolerant of many soils, neutral to slightly alkaline pH. 2 ft. height, blooms in spring, red flowers, will reseed readily in a favorable location.

Germination Code: C(60)

Native Region: Middle and East Tennessee

Charming spring flower with both attractive blooms and leaves.  A long-lived plant which can become a groundcover in its preferred location. Attracts hummingbirds and bees.

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Photo Courtesy Joy Stewart