Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'
This compact selection of our native Columbine has abundant flowers that are brighter colored than the species. It attracts butterflies, bumblebees, and hummingbirds. Red and yellow flowers appear between May and June.
Aquilegias have beautiful flowers over lacy, decorative foliage. For borders, naturalizing, or massing. Short lived but reseeds freely. Likes a well drained site. Canadensis is a rugged native which prefers moist, sandy soil, but will tolerate dry soils. Less susceptible to leaf miner damage.
Native to the United States.
- Botanical Name
- Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'
- Common Name
- Little Lanterns Dwarf Wild Columbine
- Late Spring
- Hardy to Zone
- Sun/Part Shade