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A graceful plant with red-spurred drooping bell-like flowers with yellow centers from spring through early summer, deeply cut foliage comes up early in the spring & varies over the season from blue-green to maroon, easy to grow, self seeds readily (but not annoyingly), attracts hummingbirds (one of the first important hummingbird nectar plants in the early spring!), in the northern part of its range it's a food plant for Columbine Duskywing Butterfly caterpillars (Erynnis lucilius), interesting cut flower.

Dry To Average
Sun To Shade
1-2 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-8b
Perennial

Native Range: MB, ON, QC south to the FL panhandle & n. TX. Rare in FL

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 6 weeks, surface sow

Wild Eastern Columbine in a 3.5 inch pot $9.00
Wild Eastern Columbine Seed Packet $4.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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