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
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
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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Common names
  • Golden Columbine
  • Columbine
  • Yellow Columbine

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr alpine house, Yorkshire
Date: 2017-06-03
Location: New Zealand
Date: 2014-11-12
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-13
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-04
Location: salt Lake city Utah 
Date: 2018-06-09
Location: San Antonio, TX
Date: 2020-03-11
Location: Ankara, Turkey
Date: 2018-05-02
Location: Botanical Garden Cologne (Germany)
Date: 2017-08-14
Location: Botanical Garden Cologne (Germany)
Date: 2017-08-14
Location: Botanical Garden Cologne (Germany)
Date: 2017-08-14
Location: Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah, United States
Location: Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah, United States
Location: San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-04
Location: Home
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah 
Date: 2018-06-09
Location: My yard in Arlington, Texas.
Date: 2012-03-20
Side view of flower.
Location: Desert Demonstration Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Date: April 14, 2005
photo by Stan Shebs
Photo by duane456
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2006-05-29
Location: So calif
Date: 2019-04-06
Location: So calif
Date: 2019-04-06
Location: Salt Lake City Utah 
Date: 2018-06-09
Location: western Oregon
Date: 2015-12-17
Location: Zion National Park, Utah
Date: 2015-09-23
Growing in a crack in the wall with permanent water seepage prese

photo by Stan Shebs
Location: My yard in Arlington, Texas.
Date: 2012-04-08
Beautiful plant.
Location: Mercer Botanical Garden  Houston, Tx
Date: 2014-05-19

Date: 2016-05-25
Location: western Oregon
Date: 2016-02-15
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Plant Events from our members
joannmorford On June 8, 2017 Obtained plant
dnrevel On June 8, 2022 Bloomed
Blooming in large round pot on pool deck.
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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