Aquilegia chrysantha var. chaplinei

Yellow Columbine

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Item #: 1175

Zones: 3a to 9b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

(syn: A. chaplinei) This dwarf southwest native (West Texas and New Mexico) is one of our favorite columbines, although it's not listed in any books. The lacy blue-green foliage is very finely divided, complimenting the dainty clouds of delicate buttery yellow flowers that hover just above the clump during late spring. Being a native of very dry climates, a dry well-drained spot in the garden is essential...a perfect rock garden candidate.