Aquilegia vulgaris

Aquilegia vulgaris

Dwarf columbine

Low to moderate moisture requirements; full sun to partial shade. Purple, blue, pink and white flowers bloom from May through August. A cultivated perennial species of Columbine, originally from Europe with a shorter growth habit than most species. A widely adaptable flower suitable in landscape settings or natural applications throughout the USA.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
10 
- 30 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Moderate - High
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 7 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
47.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
307,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Purple, Blue, Pink, White
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer