yellow columbine (Aquilegia flavescens)

several pale yellow drooping flowers with yellow stamens

yellow columbine

 

Common name: yellow columbine
Botanical name: Aquilegia flavescens

Light: Full to partial shade
Height: 18 – 24  inches
Water: moderate
Soil type: well-drained light sand or rocky soils to medium loam

Perennial wildflower with branching stems and pale yellow drooping flowers in early summer (longer with water and loamy soil); great hummingbird plant! found in cool forests and in the mountains

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