Kirigami™ Red & White Columbine

Aquilegia caerulea 'Red & White'

SKU
42983
Delicate yet sturdy upright stems top the bushy mound of deeply-cut green foliage, supporting large, vibrant rich red and white upward-facing flowers with delicate red spurs. Requires less of a winter chill than other varieties and will bloom earlier in the season. Excellent for mixed borders and rock gardens. An herbaceous perennial.
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4-9

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-kwi-LEE-jee-a see-ROO-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 14 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hosta (Hosta); Anemone (Anemone); Lungwort (Pulmonaria)

Thrives in enriched, lightly moist garden soils, with morning sun and afternoon shade; more shade at lower elevations. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to develop root system; once established reduce frequency. Clip spent blooms to prolong flowering. Apply slow-release fertilizer in spring. Hard prune at end of growing season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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