The state flower of Colorado, Rocky Mountain Blue is a beautiful heirloom addition to your perennial garden. Along with the dazzling pale violet and white, long-lasting blossoms, it has delicate, beautiful, blue-green foliage, somewhat like maidenhair fern. At home in part shade as well as full sun. Use in rock gardens, borders, and as a cut flower. North American native wildflower.

Variety Information:
• Botanical Name: Aquilegia coerulea
• Family: Ranunculaceae
• Native: North America
• Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 3-10
• Plant Dimensions: 12"–24" tall
• Variety Information: 2" or longer spurred, blue and white bi-colored blossoms
• Exposure: Full sun to part shade
• Bloom Period: Spring to Early Summer
• Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant

Sowing Information:
• When to Sow Outside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, 6 to 8 weeks before your average first frost date.
• When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 10 to 12 weeks before your average last frost date.
• Days to Emerge: 21–25 days
• Seed Depth: Surface
• Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"–24"
• Thinning: When 2"–3" tall, thin to 1 every 12"–24"

SKU: BOT1008
Columbine Rocky Mountain Blue

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