Kirigami™ Red & White Columbine
Aquilegia caerulea 'Red & White'
Pronunciation: a-kwi-LEE-jee-a see-ROO-lee-uh
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Early spring to early summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 14 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 20 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hosta (Hosta); Anemone (Anemone); Lungwort (Pulmonaria)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.