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Winky Double Red Columbine

Aquilegia caerulea 'Winky Double Red '

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40069
Easy-to-grow perennial producing an early spring show of bright red, double flowers. Excellent choice for mixed borders, cutting gardens and woodland settings. May gently self-sow. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-kwi-LEE-jee-a see-ROO-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityCompact grower to 12 to 15 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Anemone (Anemone); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

Adaptable to most soil types. Thrives in full sun; appreciates partial shade in hot southern climates. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. Shear to the ground at the end of the season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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