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Aquilegia canadensis
Aquilegia canadensis
Common Name: wild columbine, Canadian columbine

Red flowers with yellow centers hang like drifts of softly illuminated lanterns in April and May. Excellent as a shady rock garden naturalizer, it also is quite content in average garden conditions. Occurs naturally in rich rocky woods, north-facing slopes, cliffs, ledges, pastures, and roadside banks. Native to all states east of the Rockies, but not found in Louisiana.

Height: 1-3 Feet
Spread: 1 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-8