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Aquilegia formosa

Western Columbine.

Santa Margarita, CA
Size Quantity Price
One Gallon 21 $ 9.99
Plants in production
One Gallon 2 --

Western Columbine, is similar to Aquilegia eximia but with a wider range, smaller flowers and more delicate- looking foliage. We've seen this species in the Sierra Nevada and in our own coastal mountains. Many times this species grows in the creeks with water surrounding it or on a north slope in rocky seeps.

Columbine is easy to grow; just water and prune flower stalks to the ground once a year in early spring. The columbines attract hummingbirds, and are deer proof in many areas of California.

A small perennial for that shady north side of the house that stays a little moist.

Aquilegia formosa tolerates clay, serpentine, no drainage and seasonal flooding.
Aquilegia formosa is great for a bird garden.
Aquilegia formosa's foliage color is reddish-green and type is stressdeciduous.
Aquilegia formosa's flower color is red.

Communities for Aquilegia formosa:Chaparral, Mixed-evergreen Forest and Riparian (rivers & creeks).

ph: 4.00 to 8.00
usda: 7 to 10
height[m]: 0.10 to 0.50
width[m]: 0.20 to 0.50
rainfall[cm]: 100.00 to 400.00

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