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Red Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

About Red Columbine

Red Columbine is a Herb. Herbs are broad-leaved, herbaceous (non-woody) plant. Herbaceous plants are also known as forbs or wildflowers

Plant Names (Nomenclature)

Common Plant Name Red Columbine
Scientific Plant Name Aquilegia canadensis
Other Common Names Wild columbine
Other Scientific Names
Common Family Name Buttercup
Scientific Family Name Ranunculaceae

Origin

Native Status Kansas Native Native Species: Native to Kansas and the United States

Growth Characteristics

Growth Habit/Form Herb Herbs are broad-leaved, herbaceous (non-woody) plant. Herbaceous plants are also known as forbs or wildflowers
Life Span Perennial herbaceous; lives three or more years
Maximum Height 2.0 feet height in feet
Maximum Spread 2.0 feet width in feet
Flower Color Red, Pink colors of the flowers
Flowering Season April - May typical months to expect blooms
Reproduction Seed Only methods of reproduction

Growth Requirements

Sun Exposure Part Sun Shade Full Sun: direct sun 8 or more hours of the day
Part Sun: direct sun 4 to 8 hours of the day; about half a day of sun
Shade: direct sun 0 to 4 hours of the day
Soil Moisture Moist to Medium Wet: Soil is soggy or marshy
Moist: Soil tends to stay moist and rarely dries out
Medium: Average soil moisture, little or now slope
Drained: Soil is well drained, never soggy; medium slope
Dry: Soil is dry, often typical of rocky soil; steep slope

Purchase

Seeds/Plants available to buy at the Red Columbine Store.

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