western columbine (Aquilegia formosa)

single hanging red flower with yellow center and yellow stamens

western columbine


Light: Partial sun
Height: 18 – 36 inches
Water: moderate
Soil type: loam to sandy loam

Short-lived perennial wildflower with spreading upright branches and red hanging flowers with yellow centers; blooms midsummer; may hybridize with other columbines; delicate looking plant that works well in between other plants in a garden setting or in a shady setting