Perennial, Zones 3-10. Columbines are an essential part of the cottage garden or border. Their delightful flowers in mixed colors bloom in spring and dance above attractive lobed leaves. Easy to grow, likes moist well-drained soil, sun or partial shade. Need light to germinate; take 3–4 weeks.
All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.
Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.
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