Aquilegia formosa
Aquilegia formosa
Aquilegia formosa

Aquilegia formosa

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Western Columbine, Red Columbine, Crimson Columbine

A fast growing California Native that can reach a height of up to three feet tall.  Red flowers bloom in the spring.  This plant is deciduous in the winter.  

Plant with: Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens), Santa Lucia Fir (Abies bracteata), Duoglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), Meadow Rue (Thalictrum fendleri), Snowdrop Bush (Styrax officinalis), Yellow Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus), Western Azalea (Rhododendron occidentale), and Huckleberry (Vaccinum ovatum)

Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade

- Best in medium draining soil

- Water once a month once established

- Attracts butterflies and birds

- Deer resistant

- Hardy up to 0 degrees

- Native to California