Columbine in bloom
Photo by hansbenn,
Rocky Mountain Columbine

Columbine

Aquilegia


ZONE HARDINESS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
SPACE REQUIREMENTS
1" 50" 100"
HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS
1" 50" 100"
SUN REQUIREMENTS
1 50 100

Once established, columbine can be drought tolerant. Deadheading will encourage more blooms. Some varieties will reseed. A favorite of hummingbirds, and bumble bees. Some species are native to Idaho.

This plant is listed as beneficial to pollinators in the book, “100 Treasure Valley Pollinator Plants”. https://gardentronic.com/blog/one-hundred-treasure-valley-pollinator-plants/

This plant has a fire-resistance score of 8, meaning it should be planted 30 feet or greater from your home.

https://gardentronic.com/blog/idaho-firewise-protect-your-home-wildfires/


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PLANT DETAILS


NAME
Columbine
TYPE
Perennial
HEIGHT
12" - 36"
SPACING
6" - 18"

ZONE HARDINESS
3-8

SUN REQUIREMENTS
Part Shade

ΒLOOM TIME
Spring
Late Spring