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Columbine Little Lanterns

The famous Wild Red Columbine loved by gardeners and hummingbirds. Native from Canada to the Gulf. (Aquilegia canadensis)
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Bag of 3

Price: $18.95

Sale: $9.48

$3.16 / Per Root
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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 8-12" tall, 8-12" wide
Light: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 10AQUG
Common Name Wild Red Columbine or Eastern Red Columbine
Botanical Name Aquilegia canadensis
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red
Estimated Mature Height 8-12" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 8-12" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Planting Depth Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Ships As Bare Root
Foliage Color Green
Evergreen N/A
Native N/A
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Cut Flowers
Special Groups N/A
Ideal Growing Region N/A
Ships to Canada No
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Description
Whether you're a human or a hummingbird, this is going to be one of your favorites. The beautiful Wild Red Columbine, also called Canadian Columbine and Eastern Red Columbine, is famous world wide. Its common in the wild all the way from Canada to the Gulf Coast, and is a good garden plant almost anywhere. It is smaller than our other famous native, the blue Colorado Columbine, but though they're smaller, these plants literally cover themselves with the famous, bobbing red and yellow flowers in spring.

Allen Armitage tells us even Thomas Jefferson cultivated this native wildflower at Monticello! So it belongs in every American wildflower garden.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • White Trillium

    White Trillium

  • Painted Daisy Robinson's Giant

    Painted Daisy Robinson's Giant

  • Bleeding Heart Valentine

    Bleeding Heart Valentine

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Disappointed

By Bob

from Western Kentucky

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Pros

  • Wrong Plant Sent

Cons

  • Could Not Identify Plant
  • Not What I Had Ordered
  • Was Not Columbine

Best Uses

    Comments about Columbine Little Lanterns:

    I ordered Columbine but I am not sure what the plant was that arrived. I continued to grow the mystery plant for a while but after a while I pulled it up because it did not fit the place I had.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
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    Sorry, another no-show this Spring

    By Lynn

    from Pasadena, MD

    Pros

    • Delivered on time

    Cons

    • Didn't grow

    Best Uses

      Comments about Columbine Little Lanterns:

      Again, planted according to instructions, but didn't come up. Am promised replacements this fall.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
      • White Trillium

        White Trillium

      • Painted Daisy Robinson's Giant

        Painted Daisy Robinson's Giant

      • Bleeding Heart Valentine

        Bleeding Heart Valentine

      Shipping

      Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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      As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

      Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

      Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
      • White Trillium

        White Trillium

      • Painted Daisy Robinson's Giant

        Painted Daisy Robinson's Giant

      • Bleeding Heart Valentine

        Bleeding Heart Valentine

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