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botanical name:
Aquilegia karelinii
Aquilegia karelinii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Columbine, Granny's bonnet
synonyms:  Aquilegia vulgaris var. karelinii
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Small perennial producing spurred, deep violet-purple flowers on dark wiry stems, in early and midsummer.

Moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade.

From seed or by division

Rock gardens and borders

other notes:
From Central Asia
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