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Aquilegia hybrida 'Songbird Cardinal'


Series: Songbird

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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.


24-28 in

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


  • Border
  • Container

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average