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Columbine Colorado Violet and White

SKU: 7AQU
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Overview
Columbine Colorado Violet and White recreates the famous Colorado State Flower in deep purple. (Aquilegia)
key features
Botanical Name
Aquilegia
Advantages
Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Well Draining, Average
Mature Height
20-24 inches tall
Mature Spread
12-18 inches tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer

Description

This new beauty takes one of the worlds most popular wildflowers, the blue Colorado Columbine, and recreates it in a somewhat shorter form, and with deep purple instead of blue blooms.

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.