Blackcurrant Ice Columbine

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AM014000

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With bi-color blackcurrant and creamy yellow blooms, this Columbine is a unique must-have for any border or container garden. (Aquilegia flabellata)
Zones 3 - 9
Advantages
Attract Birds
Deer Resistant
Plants For Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size6-12" tall , 10-12" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
SizePlant - 3" Pot
SKUAM014000

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information

The Wild Columbines Many people think columbines are the loveliest flowers of all, and they are certainly important in the wildflower world. Many important species are North American natives. Everyone in the Northeast loves the Wild Eastern Columbine, the beautiful smallish red one, Aquilegia canadensis, and of course, everyone in the Rockies loves the State Flower of Colorado, the large, blue Colorado Columbine, A. caerulea. There are important species native to Europe and Japan as well.

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SKUAM014000
Item Package Size
Plant - 3" Pot
Common Name
Columbine
Botanical Name
Aquilegia flabellata
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color
Yellow, Purple
Mature Height
6-12" tall
Estimated Mature Spread
10-12" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Planting Depth
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Well Draining
Advantages
Attract Birds, Deer Resistant, Plants For Small Spaces
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Item Unit
Plant
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