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Origami Blue & White Columbine

Aquilegia x hybrida 'Origami Blue & White'

SKU
03733
Extra large blue flowers with white centers are held upright on compact plants. Cheery color for informal woodland gardens and formal mixed borders and containers. An easy-to-grow plant that will draw hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden. Herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-kwi-LEE-jee-a
Average Size at MaturityReaches 16 to 18 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Anemone (Anemone); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

Thrives in enriched garden soils, with morning sun and afternoon shade; more shade at lower elevations. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to develop an extensive root system. Prune spent flower stalks to prolong flowering. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in spring. Cut back old foliage at end of season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7

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