Aquilegia (Columbine) Seeds - Diane's Flower Seeds
Aquilegia caerulea
Aquilegia caerulea
(Rocky Mountain Columbine)

75 seeds   $2.50  




Image courtesy Thompson & Morgan         
Aquilegia caerulea blooms in late spring to early summer with large, bicolor flowers of blue and white.

Aquilegia caerulea is native to the Rocky Mountians. The beautiful, long-spurred flowers attract hummingbirds. Also known as Colorado Blue Columbine. Hardy perennial in zones 3-9. Deer resistant.

height 24"  spacing 15"


Aquilegia caerulea 'Crimson Star'
(Columbine)

50 seeds   $2.50
Aquilegia caerulea 'Crimson Star' is an impressive columbine with bright crimson-red flowers that have white corollas and showy golden stamens. It's a good variety for attracting hummingbirds.

Crimson Star columbine produces bushy plants that are vigorous and free flowering. The flowers are great for cutting. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 24"  spacing 15"


Aquilegia caerulea 'Crystal Star'
Aquilegia caerulea 'Crystal Star'
(Columbine)

50 seeds   $2.50




photo by Bernie Kleinschmidt                    
Aquilegia caerulea 'Crystal Star' has pure white, long-spurred flowers that face upward. It is an elegant columbine that goes well with practically everything in the garden. It performs well in both sun and shade.

Aquilegia caerulea 'Crystal Star' has long stems that are nice for cutting. Also known as Aquilegia x hybrida 'White Star' and 'Kristall'. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 24"  spacing 15"


Aquilegia 'McKana Giants'
Aquilegia caerulea 'McKana Giants'
(Columbine)

200 seeds   $2.50




photo by Robert Hock
Aquilegia 'McKana Giants' is a colorful mixture of large, long-spurred flowers in a wide range of colors including pink, white, blue, purple, yellow and scarlet. The colorful, nectar-rich flowers attract hummingbirds. Great for cutting.

Columbine 'McKana Giants Mixed' is an All-America Selections winner. It is one of the most vigorous and popular varieties on the market. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 30"  spacing 15"


Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'
Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'
(Eastern Columbine)

40 seeds   $2.75              
Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns' is a dwarf selection of Eastern columbine. The glowing red and yellow flowers appear for many weeks in May and June.

Aquilegia 'Little Lanterns' does well in sun or shade. Try this adorable little plant in the rock garden or at the edge of the border. Nice in containers. It self sows moderately. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 12"  spacing 12"


Aquilegia chrysantha
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Long-Spurred Yellow' (Columbine)

40 seeds   $2.75                
This selection of Aquilegia chrysantha has the longest spurs I've ever seen. The bushy plants bloom in early summer with yellow flowers that have a light honeysuckle fragrance.

Hummingbirds are attracted to the nectar-filled spurs of Aquilegia chrysantha. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 30"  spacing 15"


Aquilegia flabellata 'Ministar'
Aquilegia flabellata 'Ministar'
(Dwarf Fan Columbine)

30 seeds   $3.00                      
Aquilegia flabellata 'Ministar' is a dwarf columbine for the rock garden or the edge of a path. The nodding, blue and white flowers appear in spring on short plants with blue-green leaves. The flowers are quite large for such small plants.

Also known as Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila 'Blue Angel' and 'Mini Star'. Tolerates drought, poor soil and shade. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 10"  spacing 10"


Aquilegia olympica
Aquilegia olympica
(Columbine)

25 seeds   $3.00

out of stock           
Aquilegia olympica is a rare and beautiful species from West Asia. It has large, bright blue flowers with white corollas.

Aquilegia olympica is a wonderful columbine for rock gardens, borders and woodlands. Try it with other spring-blooming perennials like Alyssum saxatile, Allium 'Purple Sensation' and Iberis gibraltarica. Hardy in zones 4-9.

height 24"  spacing 15" 


Aquilegia oxysepala
(Oriental Columbine)

100 seeds   $2.50  
Aquilegia oxysepala
Aquilegia oxysepala has wine-red flowers with yellow corollas. It's a tall species that looks nice in the border or woodland.

Aquilegia oxysepala's long-stemmed floweres are good for cutting. Also known as Chinese Columbine. It is native to Japan, Manchuria and East Siberia. It's an endangered species in some areas. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 30"  spacing 15"


Aquilegia vulgaris 'Black Barlow'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Black Barlow'
(Double Columbine)

30 seeds   $2.50

out of stock         
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Black Barlow' has fully double, spurless, purple-black flowers on tall stems. It makes a terrific cut flower, as you can imagine.

Columbine 'Black Barlow' looks lovely with many other perennials in the border or the shade garden. Also known as Granny's Bonnet and Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata plena 'Black Barlow'. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 30"  spacing 12"


Aquilegia formosa
(Crimson Columbine)

50 seeds   $3.00             
Aquilegia formosa is a lovely species, native to Colorado. The glowing red flowers with yellow centers bloom for several weeks in summer. The long bloom season and bright red color make it a good hummingbird flower.

Aquilegia formosa is tall, yet informal, with a graceful, spreading habit. It's the perfect columbine for a woodland garden. Shade tolerant. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 30"  spacing 15"


Aquilegia caerulea 'Crimson Star'
Aquilegia formosa
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Nora Barlow'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Nora Barlow'
(Double Columbine)

50 seeds   $2.50       
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Nora Barlow' has deep pink flowers with lime-green edges. The fully double, spurless flowers bloom on tall stems. Great for cutting.

Columbine 'Nora Barlow' is an heirloom flower from 17th century England. It makes a nice addition to cottage gardens. Also known as Granny's Bonnet and Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata plena 'Nora Barlow'. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 30"  spacing 12"


Aquilegia vulgaris 'Magpie'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Magpie'
(Columbine)

40 seeds   $2.50      
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Magpie' has purplish-black flowers with white corollas. It's an old-fashioned variety that goes well with cool color schemes.

Columbine 'Magpie' is perfect for cottage gardens where it can self sow and mingle with other plants. It's a delight to encounter it during walks around the garden. Also known as Columbine 'William Guiness'. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 30"  spacing 12"


Aquilegia (Columbine) Seeds

Aquilegia is a hardy perennial with flowers that bloom in late spring to early summer. Columbine blooms in a wide range of colors, heights and forms.

Sowing Aquilegia Seeds

Start columbine seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Full sun to part shade. Spacing 12".


Aquilegia alpina
Aquilegia alpina
(Alpine Columbine)

40 seeds   $2.75          
Aquilegia alpina is a lovely columbine species with deep violet-blue flowers. It is native to Europe, especially the Swiss Alps.

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's happy. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 12"  spacing 12"


Aquilegia vulgaris 'Ruby Port'
(Columbine)

80 seeds   $2.75
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Ruby Port'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Ruby Port' is an heirloom columbine with dark ruby-red, double flowers with short spurs. This is the first columbine I ever grew :)

Columbine 'Ruby Port' looks especially stunning next to the silver-green foliage of Lychnis coronaria or Digitalis 'Silver Fox'. Also known as Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata plena 'Ruby Port'. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 30"  spacing 12"


Aquilegia vulgaris 'Winky Double Dark Blue-White' (Columbine)

40 seeds   $4.00              
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Winky Double Dark Blue-White'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Winky Double Dark Blue-White' has small, double, dark blue flowers highlighted with white. The blooms are upward-facing.

This compact columbine will fit into any small space, including containers. It's a good choice for the rock garden or the edge of a path. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 15"  spacing 12"


Aquilegia vulgaris 'Winky Double Red-White' (Columbine)

40 seeds   $4.00                 
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Winky Double Red-White'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Winky Double Red-White' has beautifully formed, double flowers of rosy-red and white.

Winky columbines are small plants that should be placed at the edge of a path or in a rock garden where they can be admired up close. They can also be grown in containers. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 15"  spacing 12"

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