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botanical name:
Aquilegia skinneri
Aquilegia skinneri © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mexican Columbine, Granny's bonnet
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red & yellow
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Attractive, spurred flowers of orange-red with golden yellow central petals, carried on branching stems. Ferny, finely cut leaves. Long flowering period from late spring though summer.

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

propagation:
From seed, or by division.

other notes:
Native to mountainous areas of northern Mexico and the south-west USA.

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