|Elegant, hardy flowers with backward-projecting tubular petals, called spurs, that bear nectar and attract hummingbirds. The many species and hybrids come in a variety of colors and bicolors that look good in borders, cottage and woodland gardens. Combine well with Campanula, Delphiniums, Dicentra and ferns. Plants hybridize and reseed freely. Cut back old stems to encourage a second bloom. Easy care once established. Will not tolerate soggy soil. Protect from wind. Watch for leaf miner and Columbine borer.
Columbines in evening dress, these nearly black-and-white flowers add dramatic contrast to a bed of reds, pinks, or yellows.
Attributes - Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guiness'
Plant Type: Perennial
Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Mid Summer
Flower Color: Purple
Height: 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Width: 1 ft. 8 in.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Notes: Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Root Rot, Rust.