Red Columbine - Seeds

Red Columbine
Aquilegia formosa

Type – PERENNIAL
Exposure: Sun – Part shade
Moisture: moist
Max height: 2 ft
Growing ease: medium
Container tolerance: high

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Description

Red Columbine
nAquilegia formosa
n
nType – PERENNIAL
n
nExposure: Sun – Part shade
nMoisture: moist
nMax height: 2 ft
nGrowing ease: medium
nContainer tolerance: high
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nBloom and Fruits: Delicate pendant flowers, with outer red and inner yellow petals, blooming from May to June.
nUse by people: [edible, medicinal] In Haida called ‘red rain-flowers’, and should not be picked or it would rain. Different indigenous groups had various medicinal uses for the roots and leaves. (source: Pojar)
nCultural significance: [stories, spiritual/ceremonial]
nWildlife value: Flowers are favoured by butterflies and hummingbirds.
nFeatures: Delicate airy foliage in spring to early summer dies back and goes dormant in late summer heat.
nCare instructions: Hybridizes readily with cultivated varieties so keep well separate if you want to propagate from seed.

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