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Aquilegia chrysanta 'Krimson Star'

Aquilegia chrysanta 'Krimson Star'

Photo: Aquilegia chrysanta 'Krimson Star'

General description

Bright crimson red flowers with a white central corolla provide spectacular color in woodland or mixed perennial borders as well as when used in cut arrangements. Herbaceous.

Key feature: Flowers for Cutting
Plant type: Perennial
Garden styles: Cottage, Rustic
Deciduous/evergreen: Herbaceous
Cold hardiness zones: 3 - 7
Light needs: Partial to full sun
Water Needs: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average landscape size: Clump forming 18 to 24 in. wide with flower stems 24 to 30 in. tall.
Growth rate: Moderate
Flower attribute: Flowers for Cutting
Special feature: Attracts Birds
Landscape uses: Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden
Flower color: Red
Blooms: Early spring
Foliage color: Blue-green


60 cm