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Aquilegia canadensis ‘Canyon Vista’

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Canyon Vista Wild Columbine

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A virtual powerhouse of blooms, Canyon Vista wild columbine (Aquilegia canadensis ‘Canyon Vista’) ignites the spring garden with bright orange-red and yellow bicolor flowers held above attractive bluegreen foliage. This compact columbine grows only 12-15″ tall and is useful in the rock garden or perennial border. Canyon Vista wild columbine flourishes in sun to part shade and well drained soils, where it will happily re-seed itself. If flowers are removed before reseeding, it will sporadically rebloom. Hummingbirds and butterflies love to visit its flowers. For a blast of spring color, grow this columbine with green-and-gold (Chrysogonum virginianum), South Carolina wild pink (Silene caroliniana), trailing phlox (Phlox nivalis), birdfoot violet (Viola pedata), and Bunny Blue® spreading sedge (Carex laxiculmis ‘Hobb’). Zones 3-8. 

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    average, dry, moist 
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    early-spring, mid-spring
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    brown, tan