Texas Gold Columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha hinckleyana 'Texas Gold'

Stunning long-spurred yellow flowers are held upright on compact plants. Provides cheery color to woodland gardens, where it will thrive in dappled shade under larger trees. Attractive in mixed borders and containers. Native to Texas, this sturdy perennial has excellent heat tolerance and naturalizes well. Herbaceous perennial.
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Partial shade

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

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Botanical Pronunciationa-kwi-LEE-jee-a kris-ANTH-uh heen-KLEE-ah-nuh
Average Size at MaturityGrows to 30 in. tall and 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeMid-Spring through Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsPartial shade
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry

Provide a well drained soil in semi-shaded location. Prefers humus rich, moist soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep root system. Remove old flowers to prolong flowering. If reseeding is desired, do so after the seeds have released from the dried capsules before removing the spent flowers. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7

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