This is Aquilegia flabellata, also known as Fan Columbine, Japanese Fan Columbine, and Dwarf Columbine. This plant is resistant to deer. Growing up to 8 feet tall, Aquilegia flabellata likes to live in full sun to partial shade. From late Spring to early Summer the Japanese Fan Columbine has purple blossoms. This perennial attracts hummingbirds. The leaves can be cooked and eaten.They are good on salads. Japanese Fan Columbine is a nectar source for the Vashti sphinx butterfly. Aquilegia flabellata is also a larval host for the Columbine Duskywing butterfly. USDA Hardiness 3 to 9.