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Origami Yellow Columbine

Aquilegia x hybrida 'Origami Yellow'

SKU
04593
Extra-large yellow flowers 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. An herbaceous perennial.
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3-8

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Water regularly, when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-kwi-LEE-jee-a
Average Size at MaturityClump forming; reaches 16 to 18 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Poor Soils, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsHosta (Hosta); Astilbe (Astilbe); Cranesbill (Geranium); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Thrives in enriched, well-drained 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. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in spring. Prune away old foliage in late fall.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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