Aquilegia canadensis

Aquilegia canadensis

Eastern red columbine

Previous scientific name(s): Aquilegia australis, Aquilegia canadensis var. australis, Aquilegia canadensis var. coccinea

Moderate to high water requirements; full sun to partial shade. Perennial with nodding red and yellow flowers, blooms April to July on rocky, wooded or open slopes.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 24 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Moderate - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 5 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
53.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
496,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Red & Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer