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Directory of Wildflowers

Wild Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis

Wild Columbine
Wild Columbine

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
2 - 3 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Red
 
Bloom Season
April - July
 

Features

Tubular flowers with long spurs.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

This plant is usually found in open woods. Wild columbine can self seed readily.