Origami Red & White Columbine

Aquilegia x hybrida 'Origami Red & White'

SKU
03690
Extra large red flowers with white centers are held upright on compact plants. Cheery color for informal woodland gardens and formal mixed borders and containers. Tolerates a wide range of soil as long as it is well drained. Herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-kwi-LEE-jee-a
Average Size at MaturityForms mounding clumps 16 to 18 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Hosta (Hosta); Ligularia (Ligularia); Lungwort (Pulmonaria)

Thrives in enriched garden soils, with morning sun and afternoon shade; more shade at lower elevations. Follow a regular watering schedule to develop a deep, 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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