Latin Name: Aquilegia canadensis

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Part Sun / Shade

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam

Size: 1-3 feet

Color: Red/Yellow

Bloom Time: May / June

Description: A mid spring bloomer with bright red and yellow flowers. Soft textured foliage creates a softness in the garden or woodland. Careful not to confuse it with meadow rue as the foliage are similar. The flowers time their bloom for the arrival of the hummingbirds, often within a week of arrival the plant blooms.