Aquilegia

Columbines

Aquilegia is a genus in the family Ranunculaceae. They are  hardy plants that prefer fairly moist soil and semi-shade. However, the genus includes a few alpine plants that need full sun and well drained soil.

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Petticoats'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Petticoats'

Common Columbine

A variety of common columbine with double flowers in varied shades of pink and white.

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Pink Bonnets'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Pink Bonnets'

Common Columbine

A variety of common columbine with double, bicoloured, pink and white, flowers.

Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Green Apples'
Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Green Apples'

Common Columbine

A variety of common columbine with double, spurless flowers that open pale green and age to white.

Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Ruby Port'
Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Ruby Port'

Common Columbine

A variety of common columbine with double, spurless, dark red flowers.

Aquilegia vulgaris var. vervaeneana 'Woodside Variegata'
Aquilegia vulgaris var. vervaeneana 'Woodside Variegata'

Common Columbine

A variety of common columbine with yellow and green variegated foliage and flowers in varied shades of pink, violet, blue and white.

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Magpie'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Magpie'

Common Columbine

A variety of common columbine with very dark purple and white flowers.

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Clematiflora'
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Clematiflora'

Common Columbine

A variety of common columbine with double, spurless flowers in mixed violet, pink and white colours.

Aquilegia vulgaris
Aquilegia vulgaris

Common Columbine

Common columbine or granny's bonnet is a tall, fairly shade tolerant perennial with nodding flowers in a variety of purple and violet shades.

Aquilegia 'Magpie seedling'
Aquilegia 'Magpie seedling'

Columbine

A self seeded cross between A. vulgaris 'Magpie' and A. x hybrida with large, bicoloured flowers, dark purple and white.

Aquilegia x hybrida yellow
Aquilegia x hybrida yellow

Hybrid Columbine

A tall garden variety of columbine with yellow, long-spurred flowers.

Aquilegia x hybrida 'Crimson Star'
Aquilegia x hybrida 'Crimson Star'

Hybrid Columbine

A garden variety of columbine with crimson and cream flowers.

Aquilegia saximontana
Aquilegia saximontana

Rocky Mountain Columbine

Rocky Mountain columbine is a compact rock garden plant with bicoloured flowers, light blue and white.