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Columbine 'Texas Gold' (Aquilegia chrysantha hinckleyana 'Texas Gold')

$ 9.85
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Size: 1 gal

See more: Perennials
'Texas Gold' columbine is a cool season perennial with attractive foliage and nice yellow blossoms. It grows 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide. This columbine blooms for about 3-4 weeks in early to mid spring and it has good heat tolerance for a columbine. It needs good, well-drained soil, part shade, and adequate moisture. For clay soils, create a raised bed to avoid the roots sitting in water. 

Spider mites and/or leaf miners may attack foliage during the heat of summer, if so, prune plant to just above the crown. The plant will leaf out again in the fall when daytime temperatures cool down. 

'Texas Gold' columbine will come back in the spring and can be propagated through division every couple years. Remove spent foliage and any dead growth during growing season. Keep soil moist but not wet to avoid rotting crowns. It will appreciate protection from the hot evening sun.

 

AT A GLANCE

  • Texas native
  • Part sun to shade
  • Needs good drainage
  • 1 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
  • Wildlife value: butterflies, bes
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