Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)
The native wild species of the well known genus, with red flowers! Adaptable, readily forms colonies, and a favorite of hummingbirds- columbine makes a gracile addition to many native beds!
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade, Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Soil Type: Loam, Rocky, Sandy
Bloom Color: Red/Yellow
Bloom Time: May-Jun
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees and hummingbirds. Hosts the columbine duskywing moth, borer moth, and a few leaf mining insects. Rarely browsed by mammals.