Aquilegia formosa

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Common Name:

Western Columbine


California and the Western US


Herbaceous Perennial

Small, delicate foliage with pendant orange and yellow flowers, from the Sierra Nevadas. Attractive to Hummingbirds. Deer-resistent, Clay-soils-tolerant. Can be deciduous in dry summers.


Temperature: Hardy below 0F

Sun: Full Sun

Water: Low to Moderate

Size: 1 to 2 ft.

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