Aquilegia canadensis / Wild Columbine


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

Provenance: NJ


BONAP 2022 Aquilegia canadensis Native Range Map

Larval Host Plant (butterflies):
Columbine Duskywing

Additional information


Three inch pot