When To Plant Columbine Seeds – A Guide

Is there a particular time when to plant the columbine or you can plant any time of the year and does that determine their bloom time too?

How To Grow Columbines

Columbine plants are easy to grow as long as your soil is well-draining and not too dry. 

Plant your columbine seeds anytime between early spring and mid-summer. Columbines start easily from seed and readily multiply once established. Do not cover the seeds; as long as they are receiving plenty of light they will germinate and grow well ...

When To Plant The Columbine

Columbine plants do not require too much care and maintenance.  However, they need some substantial care before they are established.  The care tips include Keep the plant moist after planting until they are well established.  Water weekly with exception of the extended period of drought where you will need additional watering.

Caring For The Columbine Plant

Varieties Of The Columbine Flower

-Aquilegia ‘McKana Hybrid’

-Aquilegia ‘Crimson Star’

-Aquilegia caerulea (Rocky  Mountain columbine)

-Aquilegia Songbird ‘BlueBird’

Columbine is known to self-sow and it is recommended because these plants are short-lived with an average lifespan of about 3 to 4 years.  Every 3 years you can divide the plants and re-plant them separately if you wish.