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Eastern Red Columbine Seeds

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One of our most treasured wildflowers. Delicate foliage and strawberry red blooms. Hummingbird favorite. Perennial.

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Common Name Eastern Red Columbine
Botanical Name Aquilegia canadensis
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red
Estimated Mature Height Up to 24 inches tall
Bloom Time Early Summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 608,000
Seeds Per Packet 250
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To North America
Native to Eastern North America
Native N/A
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific NorthWest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Is It Storable? Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Ships to Canada Yes
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Everyone loves columbines, and this is the wild one gardeners love most. Also known as American Columbine, this beauty is native from Canada to Florida all the way west to Texas and the Dakotas.

The flowers are showy, nodding bells of a bright strawberry red with lots of yellow stamens. The foliage is fernlike, like all columbines, and this plant forms neat, short (1 to 2 ft.) clumps that are both tough and durable yet extremely delicate in appearance. The flowers bloom in "late spring," and always attract hummingbirds.

While considered a woodland wildflower, wild columbine often occurs in the wild on open rocky slopes in full baking sun.

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