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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    A fluffier flower sets this columbine apart from the simpler native type. It has cheerful magenta and white flowers on tall stems and reseeds readily.

    Latin Name

    Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Nora Barlow'


    Family

    Ranunculaceae


    Also Known As

    Common Columbine Granny's Nightcap


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    April - May


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 3'
    Max Spread: 1.5'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Tollerances

  • Rabbit
  • Deer

  • Colors


    Native Range

    Europe


    History

    This type of columbine has been recorded in herbals since the 17th century.


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