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Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine Aquilegia hybrid

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
28" 24"
Height
20 - 28"
Spread
18 - 24"
  • Details

    Features

    Columbines, the classic garden perennial, typically nod downward, but the members of the Songbird series face upward, so you can enjoy their blooms as you walk through the garden. 'Cardinal' produces clusters of large 3", red and white bicolor blossoms.

    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    20 - 28 Inches
    Spacing: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Spread: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Red
    Flower Shade: 
    Red
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Removing spent blooms can encourage reblooming. When foliage becomes unsightly plants can be trimmed to the ground.

    Songbird 'Cardinal' Aquilegia hybrid
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