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Canadian columbine 'Little Lanterns'    

Aquilegia canadensis

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Belonging to the Aquilegia genus (Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'), Little Lanterns is a variety of Canadian columbine. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Red and   Yellow. Leaves appear approximately as a   Dark green colour.

United States native that is attractive to hummingbirds.

Little Lanterns grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Little Lanterns normally reaches to a mature height of 9.75 inches (25.0 cm).

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Little Lanterns Canadian columbine is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Little Lanterns have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Little Lanterns

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Little Lanterns is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 2 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Little Lanterns from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Little Lanterns about 56 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Little Lanterns

As Little Lanterns is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Little Lanterns