Columbine

Description
Botanical Name: 
Aquilegia chrysantha

Native to the southwest U.S. One of the most adapted Columbines. Leaves are compound, pinnate, light green, on long petioles. Flowers consist of five petals with a short broad tube in front and backward projecting spurs. A vigorous grower that reseeds very easily.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Perennials
Name: 
Columbine
Plant Type: 
Perennial
Flower: 
Yellow, short broad tube in front and backward projecting spurs, 2" to 3" wide
Mature Size: 
3' x 2'
Water: 
Moderate
Exposure:: 
Full sun, part shade
Spacing: 
1 1/2'
Soil Type: 
Clay; loam; sand; acidic; alkaline; well drained
Planting Time: 
Any season
Comments

One of the showiest of all Columbines.