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Aquilegia hybrida 'Songbird Cardinal'
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Known for its large flowers that are 3" across making this series showy and attractive. Prized for its compact habit and large, skyward-facing red and white bi-colored blossoms.
Hardiness Zone:3 - 9
Columbine Growing and Maintenance Tips
Aquilegia prefers to be grown in loose, average to rich, well-drained soil. Heavy or soggy soils will hasten their demise. In the fall, cut plants back to their basal foliage. In the spring, remove only the dead leaves.
Aquilegia hybrida 'Songbird Cardinal' Characteristics
- Deer Resistant
- Rabbit Resistant
- Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Growth Rate in the Garden
Season of Interest (Flowering)
- Late Spring / Early Summer
Soil Moisture Needs