Colorado Columbine, Colorado Blue Columbine, Rocky Mountain Columbine Aquilegia caerulea - Aquilegia coerulea

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Aquilegia caerulea

Family:

RANUNCULACEAE

Genus:

Aquilegia

Species:

caerulea

Common Name:

Colorado Columbine, Colorado Blue Columbine, Rocky Mountain Columbine

Lot#:
090160
Seeds Per Pound:
376,820
Quantity:
2.04 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
67
Germination:
82%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
99%
Height:
2-3 feet
Collection Locale:
Holland
Crop Year:
2009
In Stock: 2.04 lb
Prices
  • AQUILEGIA caerulea

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
2.95
1 oz
32.72
1 lb
285.45
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Aquilegia caerulea is a species of Aquilegia flower native to the Rocky Mountains from Montana south to New Mexico and west to Idaho and Arizona .
* Aquilegia caerulea is the state flower of Colorado.
* It is also an ornamental plant in gardens, with numerous cultivars selected for different flower colors.
* The flowers stand straight up with colors of white, cream, blue, and sometimes pinkish white.
* Aquilegia caerulea - Aquilegia coerulea species has male and female parts in each flower, allowing for self-pollination. For genetic variation, it needs more pollinators like bees, hummingbirds and hawk moths.
* It seems the spurs on the dark blue Aquilegia coerulea are short, similar to the other dark blue, but as they migrate south evolution has made the colors become lighter and spurs longer to be more attractive to hawk moths than bees. more...