Aquilegia vulgaris

Species

  • Columbine
  • Granny's bonnets
  • Granny's bonnet
  • Aquilegia clematiflora
  • European columbine
  • Aquilegia nevadensis
  • Clematis-flowered columbine
  • Granny's bonnets 'woodside strain'
  • European crowsfoot
  • Double european columbine

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Aquilegia vulgaris, otherwise known as columbine, is a perennials, perennials plant species native to Alaska.

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Appearance

Bloom color
lightPink
pink
mistyRose
purple
darkMagenta
darkRed
darkViolet
yellowGreen
gold
lightYellow
lightBlue
mediumBlue
darkBlue
blueViolet
violet
lavender
black
maroon
white
pink
lightBlue
blueViolet
white
mistyRose
purple
fuchsia
violet
lavender
white
lightPink
pink
white
lightBlue
blueViolet
violet
lavender
Foliage
Herbaceous
Variegated
Herbaceous
Deciduous
Leaf color
limeGreen

Space

Dimensions

Aquilegia vulgaris can grow from 0.3m to 0.9mm tall
0.3m to 0.9m
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Spacing
0.3
0.45
0.45
0.6
0.38
0.45
0.38
0.45

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial
Dispersed
Full Shade
Full
Partial
Full
Partial
Dispersed
Full
Partial
Dispersed

Water

Optimal
Mesic
Mesic
Mesic
Mesic
Mesic

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
6.6
7.5

Time

Bloom
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Spring
Bloom Time
Non-patented
Blooming Habit
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Patent information
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season