Bring the grace of a high mountain meadow to your home. Like many alpine flowers, columbine may look delicate, but it's a hardy perennial that resists both deer and drought. The Latin genus Aquilegia comes from the word for eagle, on account of the shape of its spurred flowers. It is beloved by hummingbirds and moths and, once established, will bloom prolifically through spring and early summer.
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