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Yellow Columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha

Also known as

Granny's Bonnet, Golden-Flowered Columbine, Golden Columbine, Columbine

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

50cm

1m

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Yellow Columbine Overview

This is a vigorous plant which has large, fragrant deep yellow flowers with yellow stamens and long backwards pointing spurs between the sepals.

Common problems with Yellow Columbine

How to propagate Yellow Columbine

Division

By division.

Seed

By seed (although plants will not come true to form).

Other uses of Yellow Columbine

Grown for their flowers. Ideal for borders and as cut flowers.

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