Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris 'Lime Sorbet') in the Columbines Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 20 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Lime green to white
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


Photo gallery:
Location: 52404
By IAgrl
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Location: Sun Pittsford NYDate: 2010-05-26These plants sparkle in the border of poppies.
By ge1836
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Location: Shade Garden Z6aDate: 2010-05-22Planted in shade, spreads nicely. Photo here with Cranesbill.
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Location: Sun Pittsford NYDate: 2010-05-21
By ge1836
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Photo courtesy of Select Seeds.
By Joy
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