Aquilegia chrysantha var. hinckleyana ‘Texas Gold’ Texas Gold Columbine

These plants are native to North America, Europe, and temperate zones of Asia, this particular variety is native to shady areas in Big Bend. It is a clump-forming perennial that is grown not only for its flowers but also for its fern-like foliage. These plants flower during cooler weather and thus flower during late spring and early summer. The flowers are bell shaped with a spur on the bottom. This plant is frost hardy and prefers a sunny location with some shade to protect them from the heat of the summer. Some varieties self-seed. Aquilegia chrysantha var. hinckleyana ‘Texas Gold’ is a yellow variety of the bell-shaped flower and has great heat tolerance for a columbine.

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