Botanical Name Aquilegia 'Songbird Cardinal'
Common Name Columbine
Type Perennial
Exposure Part Shade to Shade
Size for Description 28 In.
Bloom Time Late Spring
Flower Color Red
Fall Color  
Growth Rate  
Butterflies yes
Hummingbirds yes
Deer Resistant Rarely damaged by deer
Drought Tolerant yes
Moisture Lover  
Native yes
Walnut Tolerant  
Wet Areas  
Comment long-spurred, upward facing, red and white flowers
Care Remove flowers as they fade.  When a stem is done flowering, cut it back to its base.  Deadheading provides for a longer bloom time.  If foliage becomes unattractive, it may be cut to the ground.  A new flush of growth will occur.
Zone 4