40 seeds $3.50
Aquilegia alpina is a lovely columbine species that is native to Europe, especially the Swiss Alps. It is also a garden favorite. The deep violet-blue flowers bloom in late spring to early summer.
Aquilegia alpina is naturally compact, making it a good choice for rock gardens, the front of the border, or along the edge of a woodland path. It's very hardy, and it self sows where it is happy. Also known as Alpine Columbine and Mountain Columbine. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Hardy perennial in zones 3-9.
height 12" spacing 12"
Sowing Aquilegia alpina Seeds
Start columbine seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Full sun to part shade.