This columbine runs about a foot tall and is covered with interesting bi-colored brown and yellow flowers that hang like little bells. The blue green, frilly foliage looks good all season making it a good choice for rock gardens. 20 seeds
Perennial, zone 3-8
Germination: 14-30 days
Seed Planting Depth:on surface
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Cold treat seed by sowing into moist soil or paper towel, wrap in a clear plastic bag and place in refrigerator for 2-3 weeks; then provide 65-75 degree temperatures until germination. Sow outdoors in early spring or early fall, spacing 5-10 seeds every 8-12".
Height and Width: 12" x 12"
Light Needs: Part shade
Soil Needs: Hummus rich, moist, well drained
Approximate days to flower from seed:Blooms in the second year, spring- early summer
Uses: Wildflower and cottage gardens, cut flower, shade gardens, deer resistant, attracts bees and beneficials
Caution: all parts are harmful if ingested