Red Columbine

Aquilegia formosa

Light Conditions: Part Shade to Sun
Soil Conditions: Well Drained to Moist
Exposure Conditions: Moderate
Size: 13-30" T & 16-24" W
Bloom Period: June - August
Bloom Colour: Red with Yellow
Growth Habit: Moderate to Fast
Spreads By: Seeds

Good For Small Spaces
Good For Large Spaces
Long Bloom Time


Attractive Seed Heads
Fall Color
Deer Resistant
Edible/Medicinal Properties

Seed Price: $4.00
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Plug Price: $4.50
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Seeds Per Package: 10

Description: Brilliant red and yellow blooms are eye catching and showy. Red Columbine tolerate more sun and less moisture than the Blue or Yellow Columbines, it's also the largest of the three. Lots of blooms, great color, nice foliage and a full form make this plant a good addition to a well-drained site. Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds.

Found in Nature: Open woods in the Southern Rocky Mountains.

Distribution: Southern Rocky Mountains

Notes: Available as larger potted stock - pick up only.

Important Information: The "Bloom Period" is an indicator of the time period within which the wildflowers will bloom and does not describe the time period that a single plant will bloom. The "Sizes" listed are intended to be a general guideline to consult during plant selection. Plant growth and bloom times will vary depending on geographical location & individual site conditions. Please contact us with any questions you may have.