Height: 20.0-28.0 Inches
Spread: 18.0-24.0 Inches
Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Flower Color: Red shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Sunlight: Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun), Part Shade (4-6 hrs. Direct Sun)
Water Requirements: Average Water Needs, Consistent Water Needs
Soil Quality: Average Soil Quality, Fertile Soil Quality
Soil Chemistry: Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0), Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
Bloomtime: Late Spring, Early Summer
Attracts Wings: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly
Critter Resistant: Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate: Medium
Garden Style: Patio Container, Cottage, Eclectic, Woodland Shade
Other Features: Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Cut Foliage, Easy To Grow, Mass Planting, Salt Tolerant
Origin: Not Native to North America
Hybridized for their compact habit and large, long spurred flowers, members of the "Songbird Series" are among the most showy of all columbines. The most unique feature of the plants in this series is the way in which the flowers face skyward, not nodding like many other varieties, maximizing their full visual potential.
This selection produces clusters of large 3", red and white bicolor blossoms.
Aquilegia is especially lovely when allowed to naturalize in shady, woodland borders. They also have excellent potential as cut flowers, lasting up to 2 weeks in a vase.