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Golden Columbine

Aquilegia flavescens

Aquilegia flavescens 15235 by (talk) (CC BY 2.5)

Full Sun
Easy care
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

40cm

40cm

Min

20cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Golden Columbine Overview

This beautiful delicate wildflower most commonly occurs in yellow but can also by a mix of pink, white and cream. Native to North America in the Rocky mountains from North Utah to British Columbia and Alberta in grows in mountain meadows, open woods and alpine slopes.

Common problems with Golden Columbine

Generally pest and disease free

    How to harvest Golden Columbine

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Golden Columbine

    Seed

    A moderate self sower, collect seed in late summer and sow fresh.

    Special features of Golden Columbine

    Attractive flowers

    Other uses of Golden Columbine

    A low maintenance plant that is deer and rabbit resistant it is suitable for rock and alpine gardens and natural landscaping.

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