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Aquilegia canadensis ‘Canyon Vista’

Native Plants

Canyon Vista Columbine

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A virtual powerhouse of blooms, Canyon Vista columbine ignites the spring garden with bright orange-red and yellow bicolor flowers held above attractive blue-green foliage. This compact columbine grows only 12-15″ tall and is useful in the rock garden or perennial border. Canyon Vista columbine flourishes in sun to part shade and well drained soils, where it will happily re-seed itself. If flowers are removed before reseeding though, it will sporadically rebloom.  Hummingbirds and butterflies love to visit its flowers. For a blast of spring color, grow this columbine with Chrysogonum virginianum, Silene caroliniana, Phlox nivalis, Viola pedata, and Carex laxiculmis ‘Hobb’.

More Details

  • Plant Type
  • Sun/Shade Conditions
    filtered-shade, full-sun, partial-shade 
  • Foliage Character
  • Soil Moisture
    average, dry, moist 
  • Flowering Period
    early-spring, mid-spring
  • Soil PH
  • Flower Color
  • Summer Foliage Color
  • Fall Foliage Color
  • Fruit/Seed Color
    brown, tan