AQUILEGIA caerulea 'McKana Giants Mix' (Columbine, Mixed Colors) is a popular cultivar of the Columbine plant, known for its showy and colorful flowers. It is a perennial herbaceous plant that is native to North America, particularly in the Rocky Mountains region.
Star-shaped multi-colored flowers can be seen in North America and other regions of the world. The unique flower, no doubt, can make your garden a center of attention for spectators. Where its look can catch your eyes, it plays a significant role in the medical field. Full or partial sun is enough to help it grow and reach its highest potential.
The 'McKana Giants Mix' cultivar grows up to 2-3 feet tall and has a clumping habit. It produces beautiful, large, spurred flowers that come in a wide range of colors, including red, blue, purple, pink, yellow, and white. The flowers can reach up to 3 inches in diameter and are held above the plant on long stems.
This variety of Columbine blooms in late spring and early summer and prefers partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. It is an excellent choice for cottage gardens, mixed borders, or naturalized areas.
The 'McKana Giants Mix' cultivar is easy to grow from seeds and can also be propagated through division in early spring or fall. This plant attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies to the garden, making it an ideal choice for those who want to create a pollinator-friendly landscape.
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Scientific Name: Aquilegia Caerulea
Common Name: Giant Columbine
Plant Type: Perennials
Native Range: North America, Japan, Europe
Full Growth Height: 24-36 in
Width in Across: 12-18 in
Exposure: Full Sun, Partial, Shade
Blooming Season: Late Spring, Early Summer
Flower: Star-shaped with long spurs
Pollinators: Sun, Wind, Water
Flower Color: Mixed
Water Requirement: Moderate Moist
Soil Type: Sandy, Loamy, Moist, etc
Uses: Medical Purposes