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   Fall 2011
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Swan Columbine – Louisiana Super Plant, Fall 2011

Columbines (Aquilegia) have not been commonly used by Louisiana gardeners in the past. But these very
beautiful, short-lived perennials grown as cool-season annuals deserve a place in every flower garden.

Swan series columbines produce larger flowers than other columbines and in a wide range of colors. The attractive blue-green foliage adds interest and texture to the winter flower garden, even when the plants are not in bloom.

Swan colubines come in many different colors, and many of the colors are unique. Varieties in the Swan series are blue white, burgundy white, pink yellow, red white, rose white, violet white, white and yellow.

Growing Information:

  • Cool-season annual
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Grows 20-24” tall by 12” wide
  • Space 12” apart
  • Plant mid- to late fall for spring bloom
Last Updated: 8/29/2011 2:57:25 PM

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