This airy perennial has delicate dark-green leaves and many nodding, light-yellow flowers from mid-spring to midsummer.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsNot as robust as the species and won't reseed as heavily. U.S. native.
CareGrow in full sun to part shade and moist but well-drained soil. It is tolerant of most soils, but prefers rich, moist ones and part shade.
PropagationSow seed in a cold frame in spring. Can divide cultivars in spring but plants respond slowly to root disturbance.
ProblemsPowdery mildew, rust, fungal leaf spots. Aphids, leaf miners, and caterpillars.
- Genus : Aquilegia
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Moisture : Dry to Medium
- Maintenance : Low
- Light : Partial Shade
- Bloom Time : Spring, Summer
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow