Rocky Mountain Columbine

Rocky Mountain Columbine in the rock garden at Beaux Arbres

Botanical name: Aquilegia saximontana

Height: about 10 cm

Season of bloom: Spring.

Growing Conditions: Well drained, gravelly soil. Perfect in troughs.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. Endemic to a small area of Colorado.

Remarks: A lovely flower for crevice gardens and troughs.

Similar species: Wild Columbine, Dwarf Wild Columbine

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