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Aquilegia canadensis (Eastern Columbine) bloom
Aquilegia canadensis (Eastern Columbine) whole plant/field shotAquilegia canadensis (Eastern Columbine) seed

Aquilegia canadensis
Eastern Columbine

One of the first flowers to bloom in spring; nectar attracts hummingbirds.

General Product Information:

Item Number: AQUCAN01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Cliffs, rocky slopes, dry woods, usually calcareous.
Bloom Period: April to June
Flower Color: Red and yellow with yellow stamens
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
pH: 5.0 – 8.0
Pollinator Value: Low

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU


Shade: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 504,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $330.00/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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