Aquilegia formosa Western Columbine

  • Aquilegia formosa,  Western Columbine
  • Plant type
    • Perennial
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Part Shade
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
    • Moist & Well-Drained
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 6-12 in., 4-8 in.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 1.5-3 ft., 1.5 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 1.5-3 ft., 1.5 ft.
 

This red columbine is found in mountain meadows, along streamsides, and in open rocky places throughout the Pacific Northwest. Hummingbirds enjoy its nectar. Perennial. Prefers some shade.

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