|Rocky Mountain Columbine|
|Colorado Blue Columbine|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
|Plant Height:||18 inches|
|Plant Spread:||12 inches|
Bi-Color: Yellow or White trumpet
Late spring or early summer
|Propagation: Seeds:||Provide light
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
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|Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Dec 15, 2011 11:00 AM
The two pictures here are from actually 2 different columbines. The purplish/white is the "Colorado Blue" columbine. The blue/yellow is a different columbine. Mine grew to only about 16" tall and about 12" this year. Xeric plants. They're in more full sun than my other columbines.
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|Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 15, 2012 3:22 PM
State flower of Colorado. If found picking or harming the flower there, you may be levied a stiff fine.
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|robertduval14||On May 24, 2016||Bloomed|
|MrsBinWY||On November 25, 2017||Seeds sown
Experiment: Eight (8) 2.25" pots in garden hoop, seeds from 2017G (some ssp. alba in these). All went to 5-12-18 Plant Sale as starter plants.
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