COLUMBINE SEEDS

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Aquilegia species and hybrids

How to plant Columbine seeds

33 Columbines

Alpine columbine PR00778

ALPINE Columbine Aquilegia alpina

Alpine columbine carries flowers of bright solid blue, or blue with a white petal tube. Plants grow to 1.5´ tall in the North, to 3´ tall in the South. One of the finest columbine species for North American gardens. Alpine columbine will frequently reseed and is winter hardy to zone 3.

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Sunshine columbine blooming PR16505

SUNSHINE Columbine Aquilegia x caerulea

Sunshine columbine lights up shady spring borders with intense, sunny yellow, double blooms. These flowers are decorated with elaborate, 2 in. long spurs. Blooms reach 2-3 in. across, and are held on long, sturdy, 24 to 28 in. stems.

Sunshine columbine is an excellent cut flower, lasting up to two weeks in your vase. The fern-like plants continue to flower into mid summer, well after other columbines have finished. Mass planted, such is Sunshine's intensity and impact, it will bring to mind magnificent drifts of daffodils. A Fleuroselect Approved Novelty winner.

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Columbine, Swan Pink Yellow PR02491

SWAN PINK YELLOW Columbine Aquilegia x hybrida

Heavy-flowering, mounding, multi-stemmed, upright-growing plants. Spurred spring flowers are larger, longer lasting than blooms of other columbines. Outer flower petals are soft coral pink, shading to cream at the tips. Corollas are pastel yellow. Swan Pink Yellow columbine is an outstanding garden performer. Plants grow to 2´ tall, are winter hardy to zone 3.

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Columbine, Red Hobbit PR11095

RED HOBBIT Columbine Aquilegia x caerulea

Also known as Danish Dwarf, Red Hobbit columbine features showy and graceful, fiery-red, semi-pendant flowers with white corollas. Red Hobbit was selected from Crimson Star columbine and is a stable hybrid. The compact growing, 18 in. tall plants will self sow true to type, when isolated from other columbines. Bloom is late spring to midsummer in mild climates, earlier in warmer areas. Winter hardy to zone 3. Red Hobbit columbine grows nicely with Strawberry foxglove, lady's mantle, and Colorado Mix yarrow.

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Biedermeier Mix columbine. PR06211

BIEDERMEIER MIX Columbine

Biedermeier Mix is a dwarf, hybrid columbine. Spurred, double and single, star-shaped, upward-facing blooms appear in late spring and early summer. Colors include bright shades of violet, cream, lilac, pink, and deep red. Plants grow 12-18 in. tall. Winter hardy to zone 2.

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BARLOW SERIES Columbine Seeds Aquilegia vulgaris plena

Columbine Blue Barlow PR02431

BLUE BARLOW Columbine

Fully double, spurless, violet-blue blooms are superb cut flowers. Blue Barlow columbine grows to 32 in. tall. Plants are winter hardy to zone 3.

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Black Barlow columbine PR02432

BLACK BARLOW Columbine

Black Barlow columbine produces fully double, spurless, deep purple-black blooms. They are excellent for cutting. Plants grow to 32 in. tall. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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Colmbine, Bordeaux Barlow PR02424

BORDEAUX BARLOW Columbine

Bordeaux Barlow columbine produces fully double, spurless, deep-burgundy flowers; they are superb for cutting. Plants grow to 32 in. tall, are winter hardy to zone 3.

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Nora Barlow Mix columbine. PR06217

NORA BARLOW MIX Columbine

The fully-double blooms of Nora Barlow Mix columbine look like small dahlias. They make superb cut flowers. Colors include shades of blue, pink, rose, red, violet, and white. Nora Barlow was the granddaughter of Charles Darwin. Plants grow 24-30 in. tall. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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Columbine Cameo Mix perennial flower seeds PR05023

CAMEO MIX Columbine

Cameo Mix columbine is a formulated mix of elegant, blue, pink, rose, pure white, and soft-pink flowers. This unique, dwarf columbine grows 4-8 in. tall, and 12 in. wide. Plants are covered in large, 1.5 in. blooms in May and June. Plant Cameo Mix columbine in patio containers, rock gardens, or woodland settings. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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CLEMENTINE SERIES Columbine Seeds Aquilegia flabellata

Columbine, Clementine Dark Purple PR11489

CLEMENTINE DARK PURPLE Columbine

Deep purple flowers resemble a double clematis. Blooms are superb for cutting. Plants are winter hardy to zone 4. Clementine Dark Purple columbine is a Fleuroselect Approved Novelty.

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Columbine, Clementine Blue PR09502

CLEMENTINE BLUE Columbine

Blazing-blue, double flowers are excellent for cutting. Clementine Blue columbine is winter hardy to zone 4.

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Columbine, Clementine Red PR07104

CLEMENTINE RED Columbine

Bright-red butterfly magnets. Winter hardy to zone 4.

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Columbine, Clementine Mix PR06212

CLEMENTINE FORMULA MIX Columbine

Clementine Formula Mix columbine includes flowers in a variety of spectacular colors including blue, dark purple, red, rose, and white. Plants are winter hardy to zone 4.

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Columbine, Clementine Salmon Rose PR00342

CLEMENTINE SALMON ROSE Columbine

Blooms are a clear, salmon-rose color, a shade easy to blend with other colors. Clementine Salmon Rose columbine is a superb cut flower. Winter hardy to zone 4. A Fleuroselect Approved Novelty.

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Clementine White columbine. PR09503

CLEMENTINE WHITE Columbine

Impressive pristine-white flowers are excellent for cutting. Handsome, heavy-blooming plants are a fabulous choice for borders or containers. Clementine White columbine is winter hardy to zone 4.

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Crystal columbine. PR00783

CRYSTAL Columbine Aquilegia x caerulea

Crystal columbine produces lovely white flowers with long straight spurs. The 24-30 in. tall plants bloom early and freely, are well branched and demonstrate relatively good resistance to heat. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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Dragonfly Hybrids Dwarf columbine. PR00785

DRAGONFLY HYBRIDS Dwarf Columbine Aquilegia x hybrida

Dragonfly Hybrids dwarf columbine is a collection of gorgeous, long-spurred flowers. They are held on compact, 16 in. tall plants. Includes 5 colors plus additional bicolors. Plants prefer filtered shade, will tolerate sun in cool summer areas. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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Dwarf White columbine. PR00780

DWARF WHITE Columbine Aquilegia flabellata 'nana alba'

Waxy, nodding pure-white flowers. Dwarf White columbine forms attractive, compact 8 in. tall plants. Leaves are thicker and bluer than other columbines and the rounded leaflets frequently overlap. Dwarf White columbine is a particularly good columbine to place at the front of shaded borders, will also grow beautifully in containers. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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Columbine, Magpie PR00782

MAGPIE Columbine Aquilegia vulgaris

The 1.5 in. blooms of Magpie columbine are a deep purple, nearly black shade. Each flower has a contrasting white corolla. Foliage is deep green. Plants grow to 24 in. tall. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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McKanna's Giant columbine. PR06213

MCKANNA'S GIANT Columbine Aquilegia x caerulea

McKanna's Giant columbine carries large, long-spurred, 2-4 in. flowers. Late-spring and early-summer blooms appear in a wide range of colors including yellow, peach, purple, crimson, scarlet, white, blue, and pink. They make excellent cut flowers. Plants grow 2-3´ tall, are winter hardy to zone 3.

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ORIGAMI HYBRID SERIES Columbine Seeds Aquilegia x hybrida

Enormous 2-3 in. flowers cover compact 16-20 in. tall plants. Season of bloom is much longer than most columbines. We recommend using Origami Hybrid columbines in mass plantings, mixed borders, or containers. Plants will bloom the first year when started early. Winter hardy to zone 3. Origami Hybrid combine grows beautifully with lady's mantle.

Origami Blue and White columbine. PR05027

ORIGAMI BLUE AND WHITE Columbine

Large and gorgeous, 2-3 in. wide blue and white flowers. Plants grow 16-20 in. tall, are winter hardy to zone 3.

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Columbine, Origami Red and White seeds - perennial flowers PR06215

ORIGAMI RED AND WHITE Columbine Aquilegia x hybrida

Gorgeous 2-3 in. wide red and white flowers. The 16-20 in. tall plants are winter hardy to zone 3.

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Columbine, Origami Rose and White PR06262

ORIGAMI ROSE AND WHITE Aquilegia x hybrida

Extra-large 2-3 in. flowers with rose petals and white corollas. Plants grow 16-20 in. tall, are winter hardy to zone 3. Origami Rose and White columbine has earned the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

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Columbine, Origami White seeds - Perennial Flowers PR07102

ORIGAMI WHITE Columbine

Extra-large 2-3 in. wide pure-white flowers top 16-20 in. tall plants. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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Columbine, Origami Yellow PR06216

ORIGAMI YELLOW Columbine

Huge 2-3 in. wide yellow star-shaped flowers on 16-20 in. tall plants. Winter hardy to zone 3. Origami Yellow columbine is a winner of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit.

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Columbine, Origami Mix PR05026

ORIGAMI MIX Columbine

A formulated mix of huge, 2-3 in., blue, red, rose, pink, white, and yellow flowers. Origami Mix columbine grows 16-20 in. tall, blooms much longer than most columbines. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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Crimson Star columbine with blooom fully open PR00789

CRIMSON STAR Columbine Aquilegia x caerulea

Crimson Star columbine features stunning, 4 in., long-spurred, crimson-red, spring flowers with white corollas. Hummingbirds love them. The 30 in. tall plants are early blooming, free flowering, well branched, and relatively heat tolerant. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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columbine Songbird Nightingale. PR06218

SONGBIRD NIGHTINGALE Columbine Aquilegia x hybrida

Extremely-large 3 in., long-spurred, lavender and white blooms in May and June. Plants are winter hardy to zone 3.

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SPRING MAGIC SERIES Columbine Seeds Aquilegia x hybrida

Spring Magic columbines are prolific producers of exceptionally colorful, 2 in. flowers. Blooms appear in mid to late spring on compact, 14 in. tall plants. Winter hardy to zone 3.

Columbine, Spring Magic Mix PR09506

SPRING MAGIC MIX Columbine

A blend of Spring Magic colors including blue, navy, pink, rose, ivory and white, 2 in. flowers. Grows to 14 in. tall. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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Columbine, Spring Magic Navy and White PR09507

SPRING MAGIC NAVY AND WHITE Columbine

Deep grayish purple-blue 2 in. flowers with white corollas. The 14 in. tall plants are winter hardy to zone 3.

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Blue Star columbine PR00779

BLUE STAR Columbine Aquilegia x caerulea

Blue Star columbine features beautiful 4 in. wide flowers in spring. The long-spurred blooms are blue with white corollas. Hummingbirds love them. Plants are early blooming, free flowering, well branched, relatively heat tolerant, and grow up to 2.5´ tall. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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Columbine, Yellow Star PR00787

YELLOW STAR Columbine Aquilegia x caerulea

Bright yellow, long spurred, 3-4 in. flowers on 30 in. tall plants. Yellow Star columbine is early blooming, free flowering, well branched, and relatively heat tolerant. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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Columbine, Rose Queen PR00791

ROSE QUEEN Columbine Aquilegia x caerulea

Gorgeous, long-spurred, 3-4 in., rose-pink flowers with white corollas. Rose Queen columbine is free flowering, early blooming, well branched, and relatively heat tolerant. Plants grow to 2.5´ tall. Winter hardy to zone 3.

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How to Plant Columbine Seeds

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Sow Columbine: Sow columbine seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil, do not cover. Need light to germinate. Kept at 65-70° F., germination is in 21-28 days. Can direct sow columbine seeds into prepared seed beds in groups of 3 to 4 seeds, spaced 6-18 in. apart. Thin seedlings to the strongest plant.

Grow Columbine: Full sun in mild climates, part to light shade where it is warm. Columbines will tolerate moderate water, performance better when soil kept moist. Cut back old stems for repeat bloom. Plants are deer and rabbit resistant. Flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.