Aquilegia – Early Bird Purple and Blue Columbine
A brand new look for Columbine, Aquilegia, Early Bird Purple and Blue brings an all new color combination of purple and blue. its petals and spurs are saturated with deep colors and enhanced with sunny yellow centers of stamens. The Early Bird Series of Columbines have been proven as exceptional garden performers and prolific bloomers with very high bud count. They also make excellent cut flowers.
Columbine are among the most graceful of garden plants with lacy bluish-green foliage. Their unique flowers dangle elegantly over their ferny leaves. Although many are not long lived, they reseed beautifully, delighting us with years of blossoms.
Use Columbine in cottage and pollinator gardens, woodlands and shady areas.
Columbine prefer a part shade location and well drained soil. They will naturalize in woodland areas. Removing spent flowers before they turn to seed will prolong blooming. If their leaves get infected with leaf miner, clip off infected leaves or cut back foliage hard and discard. Soon after a flush of healthy leaves will appear. Columbine are deer and rabbit resistant.