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Good choice for shade, woodland, and rock gardens and naturalized area.

Good choice for shade, woodland, and rock gardens and naturalized area. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'

Wild columbine

A dwarf selection of the species, ‘Little Lanterns’ only grows to about 10’’ tall.  It will tolerate a wide range of soils except heavy, poorly drained ones.

Perfect for a small container, it is also a good choice for shade, woodland, and rock gardens and naturalized area. May be grown from seed and will self-seed in the garden in the right growing conditions. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. 


Height:

12 In

Spread:

9-12 In

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Bloom Color:

Red

Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun
  • Shade
  • Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • May
  • April

Foliage Color

  • Green