Aquilegia canadensis

Wild Columbine

This beautiful wildflower grows in shaded woodlands, as well as on rocky shorelines. Its spurred white and orange blossoms attract hummingbirds in late May. Spreads easily by self-seeding.

The flower is referred to in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

Height: 12- 36 inches

Sun Requirements: Full sun to part shade

Water Requirements: Dry to moist

Flowers: Very unique yellow to red flowers April to June

Attracts: Birds, bees, hummingbirds, butterflies

Important Butterfly Larval Host

Special Tolerances: Drought tolerant