Larval Host Plant (butterflies):
A fiery-colored flower found on exposed bluffs and in rocky woods. Columbine’s intense crimson attracts hummingbirds, with which its intricate floral structure has co-evolved.Adaptable in horticulture, will self-sow in bare, well-drained soil.
Host plant for the Columbine Duskywing.
Height: 1′ – 2′ Blooms: May, June
Siting: Well-drained, dry to average soil, sun to shade
Deer Resistance: High