Difference between revisions of "Aquilegia formosa"

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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aquilegia formosa''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Aquilegia formosa''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Red or Scarlet Columbine</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Red or Scarlet Columbine</h3>
Interesting red and yellow flowers. This heavy bloomer attracts hummingbirds and likes summer water, especially when located in full sun. Deadhead plants to prolong bloom.<br>
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:Interesting red and yellow flowers. This heavy bloomer attracts hummingbirds and likes summer water, especially when located in full sun. Deadhead plants to prolong bloom.
  
 
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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 1-2' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 2-3' H x 1-2' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Tall, upright
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Tall, upright
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Drought-deciduous
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Drought-deciduous
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full to part sun
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full to part sun
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
  
'''Water Requiremenets:''' Regular
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Regular
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 10 degrees F
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 10 degrees F
  
'''Flower Season:''' April - August
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:'''Flower Season:''' April - August
  
'''Flower Color:''' Scarlet with yellow
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:'''Flower Color:''' Scarlet with yellow
  
'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not Listed
  
'''Distribution:''' San Bernardino to Shasta County
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:'''Distribution:''' San Bernardino to Shasta County
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Streambanks, seeps, moist places. Elevation: below 10,000'
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Streambanks, seeps, moist places. Elevation: below 10,000'
  
'''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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'''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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:'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 04:34, 30 March 2009

Aquilegia formosa
Aquilegia formosa
Aquilegia formosa

Botanical Name: Aquilegia formosa
Common Name: Red or Scarlet Columbine

Interesting red and yellow flowers. This heavy bloomer attracts hummingbirds and likes summer water, especially when located in full sun. Deadhead plants to prolong bloom.

Plant Family: Ranunculaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2-3' H x 1-2' W
Growth Habit: Tall, upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
Flower Season: April - August
Flower Color: Scarlet with yellow
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: San Bernardino to Shasta County
Natural Habitat: Streambanks, seeps, moist places. Elevation: below 10,000'

Hummingbird iconA.jpg Butterfly iconA.jpg Clay iconA.jpg


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links