Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Foliage Attribute
Silver or Blue Foliage
Bloom Color
Blue
Attributes
For Bird Lovers
Good Cut Flowers
Long Blooming
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Blue Barlow'

Columbine

This harbinger of spring announces itself with showy and large double royal blue blooms atop graceful, arching stems.  The foliage is delightful as well with it's ferny-grey/green scalloped leaves.

Height:

18-24 in

Spacing:

18-20"

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Time:

Late Spring to Early Summer

Bloom Color:

Purple Blue

Aquilegia (ak-wi-lee'-ji-ah)

Family: Ranunculaceae · Common Name: Columbine

Striking flowers highlight the early season garden. Beautiful at woodland's edge, in rock garden or perennial borders. Attracts hummingbirds and is an excellent cut flower.

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