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

Common names
  • Golden Columbine
  • Columbine
  • Yellow Columbine

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Plant Events from our members
joannmorford On June 8, 2017 Obtained plant
dnrevel From January 31, 2021 to January 30, 2021 Seeds sown
Planted a 2nd batch of seed from DnD Seed Swap. Will be interesting to compare the cultivars.
dnrevel On January 9, 2021 Seeds sown
Winter sowed seed , 1-8-2021, from plant obtained in spring, 2020.
dnrevel On April 6, 2020 Obtained plant
Planted columbine in North garden facing south, with some shade
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