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  • Mature Height: 1-2 feet
  • Light: Shade, part shade
  • Soil: Conditions: Well-drained
  • Use: Shade or wild garden plant, accent or ground cover; pair with Wild Blue Phlox, Indian Pinks, Pennsylvania Sedge and Cinnamon Fern.
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Fun Fact: Aquilegia comes from the Latin word for eagle because the shape of the petal somewhat resembles an eagle’s talon (New Moon Nursery).
  • Photo: Pixabay


1 Quart
  • Pollinator value: Very High

    One of the first plants to provide spring nectar for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds; larval host of the Columbine Duskywing caterpillar.

    Beautiful red and yellow drooping, bell-like flower blooms in spring.  Foliage makes an attractive groundcover once the flowers have gone and the plant can be cut to the ground.  Self seeding.