- Herbaceous perennial
- USDA hardiness zones:
- Full sun to part shade
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerates wide range of soils except heavy, poorly drained ones. Prefers rich, moist soils with light to moderate shade. Remove flowering stems after bloom to encourage additional bloom. Keep soils uniformly moist after bloom to prolong attractive foliage appearance. When foliage depreciates, plants may be cut to the ground. Continue to water plants after bloom to enjoy the ground cover effect of the attractive foliage.
Size and growth:
- 1.5 to 2.0 feet
- 0.75 to 1.0 foot
Bloom / flowers:
- April - May
Natural, Showy flowers, and White
Borders, cottage gardens, open shade gardens, woodland gardens or naturalized areas. This compact columbine may also be effectively grown in containers.
Susceptible to leaf miner. Foliage usually declines by mid-summer at which point it should be cut to the ground.