PLANT BASE

Aquilegia canadensis

Wild columbine

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
3-9
1-3'
1-2'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Clumping
Flower
Perennial

Eastern Red Columbine, Wild Red Columbine

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
April-May
Violet/ pinkish
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Loam, Sand
Average
Soil Preference
Well-drained, moist, rich
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Rocky woods and slopes, cliffs and bluffs
Eastern US to Texas and North Dakota
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Drought, Dry Soil, Salt
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Drought, Dry Soil, Salt
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Wild blue phlox,Foam flower,White wood aster,Pennsylvania sedge
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES

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