Aquilegia alpina

Alpine Columbine

Family: Ranunculaceae Crowfoot

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 5B - 9B
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Blue
Bloom time Mid Spring to Early Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Alpine garden, container, foundation, massing, rock garden, seashore, specimen
Height 16" to 31" / 40cm to 80cm
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, native to North America, invasive, naturalizing