Aquilegia vulgaris Lime Sorbet | European Columbine | Crowsfoot | 20_Seeds

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This is Aquilegia vulgaris Lime Sorbet, also known as European Columbine, European Crowsfoot, and Grannys Bonnets. The glowing green blooms nod over bluish green foliage giving this plant the classic look of elegance. If you are growing flowers for an arrangement or a dry flower, this is one of the best choices you can make. Growing up to 3 feet tall this plant does well in full sun to light shade. It blooms from late Spring until early Summer and the bees just love it. Butterflies are also big fans of this plant. As an added bonus it is resistant to deer, rabbit, and disease. This is a larval host plant for the Columbine Duskywing butterfly. The flowers on this plant are rich in nectar and can be used to make or tea or they can be used in salads. They are slightly sweet and totally delicious. Here is a plant you can grow and then use in a salad with guests over, and that salad will be so impressive. Then you show them your plant. USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 9