Blackcurrant Ice Columbine

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SKU
6419

Columbine Blackcurrant Ice, Aquilegia flabellata 'Blackcurrant Ice', has striking bicolored flowers that have a unique color combination with an unusual spiky shape.This dwarf columbine is reported to be less susceptible to insect damage.   Aquilegia 'Blackcurrant Ice' has blue green foliage with bicolor flowers of creamy yellow corollas that are draped with purple petals.

'Blackcurrant Ice' is great for container gardening and cut flower arrangements!  This columbine is a very sought after plant for its unique flower and leaf forms!  It attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

'Blackcurrant Ice' is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.  Tolerates wide range of soils except heavy, poorly drained ones. Prefers rich, moist soils with light to moderate shade.

Remove flowering stems after bloom to encourage additional bloom.  Keep soils uniformly moist after bloom to prolong attractive foliage appearance.  When foliage depreciates, plants may be cut to the ground.

Add this plant to the front of a border for an amazing display of color!

* Insect tolerant

* Container plant

* Unique color and form

PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Blackcurrant Ice Columbine Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Aquilegia 'Blackcurrant Ice'
Foliage Blue green
Mature Height 6 to 12 inches
Mature Spread 9 to 12 inches
Soil Type Widely adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Purple
Fall Color Yellow
Fruiting Time 3 - 5 years