Golden Columbine

Aquilegia flavescens

Yellow Columbine

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This beautiful delicate wildflower most commonly occurs in yellow but can also by a mix of pink, white and cream. Native to North America in the Rocky mountains from North Utah to British Columbia and Alberta in grows in mountain meadows, open woods and alpine slopes.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Fruiting time

Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Seed

A moderate self sower, collect seed in late summer and sow fresh.

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

N.Amercia

Natural climate

Mountainous

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil type

Chalk, Gravel, Sand, Loam

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

A low maintenance plant that is deer and rabbit resistant it is suitable for rock and alpine gardens and natural landscaping.

Personality

Family

Ranunculaceae

Flower colour

Pink, Yellow, Cream, White

Scent

Mild

Problems

Generally pest and disease free
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