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Aquilegia alpina            Family: Ranunculaceae   (Crowfoot)          
Alpine Columbine

 

Picture of Aquilegia alpina

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

       
Type: Perennial
Hardiness range: 5B - 9B
Height: 16" to 31" / 40cm to 80cm
Spread: 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate: Average
Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun
Persistence: Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom color: Blue
Bloom season: Mid Spring to Early Summer
Bloom attributes: Attracts butterflies, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color: Green
Fruit color: n/a
Water requirements: Dry to moist
Soil pH requirements: Neutral
Soil type: Loamy
Form: Rounded
Landscape uses: Alpine garden, container, foundation, massing, rock garden, seashore, specimen
Attributes and features: Attracts birds, attractive foilage, native to North America, naturalizing
   
Picture of Aquilegia alpina

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

Picture of Aquilegia alpina

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

Picture of Aquilegia alpina

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

Picture of Aquilegia alpina

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

 

 

Aquilegia alpina

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