Thursday, 12 April 2012

Zone 3 Flowers: Columbine

Description: Columbine plants come in many colors; some are even bi-colored. Columbines can have red, yellow, white, blue, pink or purple blossoms. Columbine flowers are airy plants with attractive foliage

Hardy: Zone 3

Bloom Time: Late spring to late summer

Height:  15'' - 20''

Spacing: 16''-18''

Sun Needs: Part Shade

Water Needs: Medium- High

Outstanding Features: Beautiful and delicate looking flowers, very whimsical and airy.

Uses: Showy flowers in your garden

Tips: Columbine self-seed readily if you don't deadhead. They can be directly seeded into your flower garden. Sow Columbine seeds in the spring, and cover with 1/8" soil. Space seeds or seedlings 16-18" apart.

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