Songbird Bluebird Columbine

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Songbird Bluebird is a masterfully hybridized homage to the large wild Colorado Blue Columbine. (Aquilegia)
Zones 3 - 9
Advantages
Attract Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant
Plants For Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size14-24" tall , 12-16" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
SizePlant - 3" Pot
SKUAM014551

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.
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Plant Information
This stunning blue and white hybrid, growing about 30 tall, is one of the famous Song Bird Columbines, hybridized by Charles Weddle, one of Americas most respected hybridizers.

Its beauty mimics the colors and form of our largest wild columbine, the famous Colorado Blue Columbine, and offers this wonderful color combination to gardeners everywhere.

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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SKUAM014551
Item Package Size
Plant - 3" Pot
Common Name
Songbird Bluebird Columbine
Botanical Name
Aquilegia Songbird Bluebird
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color
Blue
Flower Size
Up to 3" flowers
Mature Height
14-24" tall
Estimated Mature Spread
12-16" wide
Growth Rate
Medium
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
Foliage
Compact mound of green scalloped foliage.
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Advantages
Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant, Plants For Small Spaces
Awards
Award of Garden Merit.
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Neonicotinoid Free
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Poisonous if ingested.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada
No
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