Aquilegia spp. (ah-kwi-LEE-ji-ah)
Shade to part shade
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.