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Approximately 200.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Aquilegia formosa is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F (-29° to -23.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
large glowing RED - YELLOW, slender spurs
2 tern.,lfts. 2-3 fid...branching plants
|Height, in meters: 1.2
Height, in feet: 3.96
|Aquilegia formosa sales history
Common names for Aquilegia formosa:
|Red Columbine, Sitka Columbine, Western Columbine,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|76||: Californian Native Plant Seed List|
|88||: Natives of U.S.North West|
|97||: Canadian Natives Western and British Colombia|
|120||: Alaskan Native Plant Seed List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|165||: Shady Condition Plant Seed List|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Aquilegia formosa seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
(Pre-chill for 3 weeks). Keep temperature below 70#F