Columbine Rocky Mountain Blue Seeds

Columbine Rocky Mountain Blue Seeds

Aquilegia caerulea

Item #1008

Perennial. The state flower of Colorado, Rocky Mountain Blue will be an outstanding addition to your perennial garden. Along with the dazzling blue and white, long lasting blossoms, it has delicate, beautiful, blue-green foliage, somewhat like maidenhair fern. At home in light shade as well as full sun. Use in rock gardens, borders, and as a cut flower. North American native wildflower. Deer resistant.



Perennial

Full Sun

12" – 24" tall

Days to Emerge:
21 – 25 days

Seed Depth:
Surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of
10 seeds
every 1' – 2'

Thinning:
When 2' - 3" tall,
thin to 1
every 1' – 2'


When to sow outside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost and/or 6 to 8 weeks before average first frost.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 10 to 12 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Seeds sprout better after stratification, a moist/cold treatment. (More information inside packet.)

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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