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Aquilegia Swan Mix

Columbine

Profuse, long spurred yellow flowers are a favourite of hummingbirds. Striking addition to a shady mixed garden or woodland garden.

  • »  Tidy, uniform growth habit
  • »  Large blooms with vibrant colors
  • »  Great cut flowers

Ball Horticulture
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Humming-birds
Exposure
Partial Shade
Partial Sun
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Upright
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Aquilegia 'Mix'

Columbine should be planted in partial shade areas in southern climates. They can tolerate full sun in the north, although light shade will prolong their flowering time. They grow very easily in loose, average to rich, well-drained soil. In the fall, columbine should be cut back to their basal foliage. Remove only the dead leaves in the spring. Columbine can sometimes be affected by leaf miners. If this happens, remove and destroy all the leaves affected by the leaf miners. Columbines do not require mulching unless they are planted in beds with wide open exposures. Propagation should be done by seed rather than by division.