Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Aquilegia caerulea, 'Origami Mix', Columbine

Common Name: Columbine

Genus: Aquilegia

Species: caerulea

Cultivar or Variety: 'Origami Mix'

Characteristics: Blooms first year from seed. Does not need stratification to bloom.

Life Cycle
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer

Germination Temperature
Winter Sow

Seed Sowing Depth
1/16"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
No

Days to Germination
7-10 days

Sun Exposure
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
1- 2 feet

Plant Form
Upright
Branching
Spreading

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
White
Pale Yellow
Lt. Pink
Dark Pink
Pale Blue
Blue

Nutritional Needs
Moist

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed
Tubers

Attractive to Wildlife
Birds
Hummingbirds
Butterflies

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders
Planters

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"Columbine ' Orgiami' Lt. Blue Bloom sepals with white petals"
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"Columbine 'Origami' Unopened bloom with spurs"
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