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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
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.

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

From seed, or by division.

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

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