Golden Columbine (Aquilegia chrysantha) 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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Other: Foliage usually declines by mid-summer. Cut back to ground at this time.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: Remove flower stems after bloom to encourage additional bloom.
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Freely self seeds.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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joannmorford On June 8, 2017 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Saving Seeds Summer/Fall 2015 by CarolineScott Oct 20, 2015 10:40 AM 58
(Aquilegia chrysantha) by duane456 Apr 20, 2015 6:42 AM 2
PNW blooms 2015 by springcolor Dec 13, 2015 9:11 AM 113
Painting containers by gemini_sage Dec 30, 2015 11:40 PM 84
aquilegia chrysantha by duane456 Jun 21, 2013 6:03 PM 3
ID please by duane456 Jun 28, 2013 7:17 PM 13
Gardening with Texas Native Plants and Wildflowers, The Front Yard. by frostweed Jan 24, 2020 7:29 PM 145

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