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Scientific name: Aquilegia × hybrida    ak-wi-le-jia

Common name: Columbine

Design Characteristics

Height  Medium
18 36
Spread  24
Form  mound
 upright flower stalks
Texture  medium
Flower color  variable
  bi color
  lavender
  yellow
  red
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  early summer

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun to partial shade
Soil
requirement
 well drained
Propagation
method
 self-seed
 difficult to divide
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   leaf miner damage
Uses  middle of boarder
Comments  nice in combination with broadleaf hostas