50 seeds $2.50
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 shady woodland garden. It's also a good cut flower. Also known as Crimson Columbine, Western Columbine, Red Spur Columbine, and Scarlet Columbine. Hardy in zones 4-9. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant.
height 36" spacing 12"
Sowing Aquilegia formosa Seeds
Start columbine seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Full sun to part shade.