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Aquilegia spp. (ah-kwi-LEE-ji-ah)


Shade to part shade

HEIGHT:  12"

SPREAD:  12"


HABIT:  Delicate, woodsy-type flowers that bloom on long stems from lacy foliage. Dies to ground at frost, returns the following spring.

CULTURE:  Loose, well-drained soil. Light water and fertilizer requirements.

USES:  Color in shady area.

PROBLEMS:  Few if any.

NOTES:  A. canadensis is the red-and-yellow-flowered native and is very carefree. A. chrysantha is the pure yellow native that gets 24-36" tall.

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