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Rocky Mountain Columbine, Colorado Blue Columbine
Scientific Name: Aquilegia caerulea James
Synonym: Aquilegia coerulea
Family: Ranunculaceae
Rocky Mountain Columbine, Colorado Blue Columbine (Aquilegia  caerulea)
Colorado Blue Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea), U.S.D.A. Drawing, courtesy Hunt Institute
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-11,14-24,32-45
USDA: 3-10

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Northern America (Rocky Mountains)

Growth Habits: Perennial, 18 inches to 3 feet tall (45 cm-90 cm), 12 inches to 2 feet in spread (30 cm-60 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds, self-sows

State flower of the State of Colorado.

Blooming Habits:
White, red or blue flowers, up to 2 inches wide (5 cm), up to 2 inches wide (5 cm), in late spring to early summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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