Aquilegia: maintenance tips

A pretty perennial with delicate, bending flowers in a bouquet and long spurs. The nectar-filled spurs attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

Maintenance tips: ColumbineMaintenance tips: Columbine

Common name: Columbine


Prefers sun or partial shade.


Water at the time of planting. Does not like standing in water.


Plant in rich, well-drained soil.


Fertilization is not necessary unless the soil is poor. In this case, apply a granular perennial fertilizer.

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