Aquilegia canadensis Little Lanterns
Dwarf aquilegia with brilliant red flowers with yellow corolla.
These are a nice compact variety with a small chance of self seeding they are perfect for the rock garden or containers as you wont have to worry about them being invasive at all. They produce abundance of flowers through from early spring to summer and remain under 20cm. They work best in the alpine rock garden and containers.
Hardiness: Fully Hardy
In the autumn cut this plant down to the ground. In spring it will produce lots of fresh young growth followed by plenty of flower buds.
Common Name: Dwarf wild columbine
Life Cycle: perennial
Foliage: 3 lobed / lacerate
Basic Colour: ( Red )
Flower Colour: Red / yellow
Natural Flowering: May – July
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 20cm
Soil Requirements: average / moist / dry / well-drained
Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral
Location: container / cottage garden / border / rock garden
Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / semi shade
Pruning: Cut back in autumn
Tolerates: drought tolerant
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