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botanical name:
Aquilegia canadensis
Aquilegia canadensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Canadian Columbine, Rock Bells, Meeting Houses
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: ferny
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red & yellow
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Ferny dark green foliage. Wiry stems carry bright yellow and red spurred flowers, from mid spring to midsummer. Tends to be short-lived but self-seeds.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade. Very cold hardy.

propagation:
From seed

other notes:
Native to much of North America from the Canadian Northwest Territories to Florida
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