A beautiful plant with graceful flowers that are highly attractive to hummingbirds, Columbines are a great addition to any garden. Aquilegia have a lot to offer with being drought-tolerant once established, partially shade tolerant and adaptive to a variety of soil conditions. The foliage of the columbine provides year round interest even when the plant isn’t in bloom. The foliage rosettes turn a maroon color in the fall and remain attractive throughout the dormant season.
1. Select an area with full sun or semi-shade
2. Dig a hole 1 inch (2,5 cm) deep
3. Place the perennial in the hole, with pointed side up
4. Space perennials 12 inches (30 cm) apart
5. Cover with soil and water thoroughly
Plant in groups of 2 or more, in well-drained soil. Perennial will benefit from a handful of compost added to the planting holes. Columbine flowers make excellent cut flowers to add to indoor flower arrangements. Until planting it's best to store product between 35 F and 60 F degrees.
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