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Winky

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Double Red & White'

Columbine

  • Unique double wine-red spurs fade to pure white
  • Loads of upward facing blooms
  • Late spring through early summer

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  • Category: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:12-14 in
  • Spread:12-14 in
  • Spacing:10-12 in
  • Bloom Color: Red, White
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Humming-birds
Attributes
Container
Cut Flower/Foliage
Edging
Mass Planting
Specimen
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Aquilegia vulgaris Winky 'Double Red & White'

Columbine should be planted in partial shade areas in southern climates. They can tolerate full sun in the north, although light shade will prolong their flowering time. They grow very easily in loose, average to rich, well-drained soil. In the fall, columbine should be cut back to their basal foliage. Remove only the dead leaves in the spring. Columbine can sometimes be affected by leaf miners. If this happens, remove and destroy all the leaves affected by the leaf miners. Columbines do not require mulching unless they are planted in beds with wide open exposures. Propagation should be done by seed rather than by division.