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.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture