Columbine Flower Seeds Packet

$2.35

SKU: SECOLU
Barcode: 843458152651

An easy-to-care-for ornamental perennial, gracing gardens with its charming dual-toned blooms. Expect years of delight alongside the bonus of deterring deer and rabbits.


  • Plant Type: Perennial Zones 3-9
  • Genus: Aquilegia
  • Plant Height/Width: 1-3 inches high, 6" to 2ft wide
  • Season: Blooms late spring and early summer
  • Exposure: Part Shade. Will tolerate full sun
  • Difficulty: Easy

Step One: Timing

When to start?

  • plant in spring

Step Two: Starting

Where to start and how to sow?

  • Transplant (recommended): Sow 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Transplant out after the last frost. Barely cover the seed as light aids germination. Transplant to larger containers or cell packs when first true leaves appear.
  • Direct sow: once the soil has warmed to 65°F (18°C). Sow directly into the seed bed in groups of 3-4 seeds. Thin to one plant when true leaves appear.

Step Three: Growing

How to keep happy?

  • Should be 10"-15" between plants. Prefers light shade and humus-rich, well-drained soil.
  • Will tolerate full sun where summers are cool and plants can be kept watered. Winter mulching in cold climates, after the first frost is recommended.

Columbine

Columbine grows in clusters, with foliage forming a mound beneath tall flower stalks. Its diverse blooms, spanning blue, red, yellow, pink, and white, feature contrasting hues on spurs and centers. Ideal for borders, rockeries, or woodlands, it wards off deer and rabbits. Simple to sow and maintain, it self-propagates, spreading naturally.

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Pruning

Columbine requires minimal pruning. Once blooms fade, a full trim prompts fresh leaf growth.

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Pruning

Columbine requires minimal pruning. Once blooms fade, a full trim prompts fresh leaf growth.

Brief and Glorious History of the Columbine Flowers

Columbinedazzles with its colorful blooms and quirky spurs, a hit among pollinators. With a history stretching over 114 million years (they might be one of the oldest flowerin plants found in fossils!!), it's the OG love symbol of gardens. Those nectar spurs? They're like nature's happy hour, attracting hummingbirds and bees for a sip and a pollination party!