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Eastern Red Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis


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About Eastern Red Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)
Height: Up to 2 ft.
Flower Color: Red
Plant Type: Perennial. Returns each spring from same roots, forming expanding clump. Blooms second spring from seed.
Flower Type: Spurred trumpet flowers
Bloom Time: Early mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Eastern Red Columbine's native range?
  Indigenous To: Eastern No. America
Where Eastern Red Columbine is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-9
  States:
How to grow Eastern Red Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)
  Soil preference: Adaptable
  Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade.
  Moisture Requirements: Average to dry
  Instructions: This is one of the treasured eastern wildflowers. It tolerates shade quite well, but not deep woodland shade. It's often found in rocky ground, growing through cracks between stones and on outcrops. Wild columbine appreciates rich soil, and a well-drained location. This is one species many hybrids have as an ancestor.

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