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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aquilegia eximia''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aquilegia eximia''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Van Houtte's Columbine</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Van Houtte's Columbine</h3>
A large and showy Columbine with a long blooming season. Use in a mixed border in partial sun. Flowers are red and yellow and attract hummingbirds. Some summer moisture is best.<br>
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:A large and showy Columbine with a long blooming season. Use in a mixed border in partial sun. Flowers are red and yellow and attract hummingbirds. Some summer moisture is best.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Ranunculaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Ranunculaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
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:'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
  
'''Height by Width:''' 2-3' H x 3' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 2-3' H x 3' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Dense, clumping
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Dense, clumping
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Drought-deciduous
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Drought-deciduous
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Part sun
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Part sun
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining, acidic
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining, acidic
  
'''Water Requiremenets:''' Regular
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Regular
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 6000'
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 6000'
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
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:'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
  
'''Flower Color:''' Red-Yellowish
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:'''Flower Color:''' Red-Yellowish
  
'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not Listed
  
'''Distribution:''' Mount Pinos region, from Ventura County to Mendecino County
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:'''Distribution:''' Mount Pinos region, from Ventura County to Mendecino County
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Seeps, moist ravines, mixed evergreen or coniferous forests
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Seeps, moist ravines, mixed evergreen or coniferous forests
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' TRUE<br>
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[[Image:hummingbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:clay_iconA.jpg]]
'''Birds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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Latest revision as of 00:13, 8 September 2009

Aquilegia exima

Botanical Name: Aquilegia eximia
Common Name: Van Houtte's Columbine

A large and showy Columbine with a long blooming season. Use in a mixed border in partial sun. Flowers are red and yellow and attract hummingbirds. Some summer moisture is best.

Plant Family: Ranunculaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2-3' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Dense, clumping
Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 6000'
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Red-Yellowish
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Mount Pinos region, from Ventura County to Mendecino County
Natural Habitat: Seeps, moist ravines, mixed evergreen or coniferous forests

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