Aquilegia eximia

Aquilegia eximia

serpentine columbine



  • A perennial that tolerates irrigation and requires some shade
  • Needs good drainage
  • Flowers in spring
  • Grows in seeps, moist ravines
  • Tolerates serpentine soils
  • eximia has no petal blade A. formosa does, eximia has out curved petal spurs A. formosa has in curved
  • eximia is uncommon compared to A. formosa
  • Found in Diablo and Hamilton sections
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East Bay, Livermore, Mines Rd.


1 gallon, long 1 gallon

bloom season Aug
pollinators Birds
growth habit Clumping
habitat Coastal scrub
sun Full Shade
soil Good
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
bloom season May
water Mod
soil Moderate
sun Part Shade
flower color Red
bloom season Sep
dormancy winter

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