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Aquilegia Yellow Queen
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Aquilegia Yellow Queen
Yellow columbine is part of the Aquilegia genus and its scientific name is Aquilegia chrysantha. It is a flower and is treated mainly as a perennial, so it grows best over a period of time (3 years and greater). Normally reaches to a mature height of 3.25 feet (or 1.00 metres). Expect blooming to occur in late spring.
United States is believed to be where Yellow columbine originates from.
Yellow columbine is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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water every two weeks in dry summer or it will go dormant. Will return will fall rains.Position in a dappled sun location and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Yellow columbine is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions.
See our list of companion Plants for Yellow columbine to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
direct sow in fall or winter for cold stratification and spring germination
Deeply taprooted. prefers to be directly sowed but tolerates transplanting as long as you dig entire taproot to depth of at least 2 feet. Not much point in transplanting as it grows easily from direct seed planting.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Yellow columbine is a very hardy plant.
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Yellow columbine plants:
Chaplin's golden columbine
Aquilegia chrysantha A. Gray var. chaplinei (Standl. ex Payson) Lott
22 Jun 2011
This is a wonderful columbine. It blooms a bit later than the others, but keeps blooming all summer. It does not seem to be susceptible to leafminer. Easy to start by direct sowing the seed.
Yellow columbine care instructions
How long does Yellow columbine take to grow?
long bloom period, nearly all summer with water
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