Columbine (Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen') in the Columbines Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 50-80 cm
Plant Spread: 40 cm
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Depth to plant seed: cover the seeds thin
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: if you have no germination indoors, it helps to stratisfy the seeds 3 weeks
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: in my gardenDate: 2017-05-29
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Location: At a nurseryDate: May 10, 2009 1:33 PM
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Date: 2011-05-30
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Location: Annie's Annuals NurseryDate: 2014-04-23
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Location: At a nurseryDate: May 10, 2009 1:33 PM
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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chelle On October 27, 2014 Transplanted
2014 w/s seedling planted E end of Ash tree bed.
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