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

Mines Rd


1 gal long, 1 gallon

bloom season Aug
pollinators Birds
sun Full Shade
soil Good
water High
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
bloom season May
water Mod
sun Part Shade
flower color Red
habitat Riparian
bloom season Sep
soil Well-drained
dormancy winter

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