200 mg ~200 seeds
Oriental Columbine is from Asia. Has graceful purple flowers with yellow centers. A magnet for butterflies and hummingbirds. Columbine likes a richly organic, well draining soil and afternoon/partial shade. Grows well in the shade.
Removing spent flowers helps to encourage new flower growth.
Keep Columbine seeds cool and moist for 3-4 weeks to greatly improve germination rates.
Columbine will bloom second spring from seed or plant in the fall.
Seed Depth: Surface. Do not bury. Columbine requires light to germinate. Press seeds into soil surface instead of covering with soil.
Light: Prefers Light Shade, but will grow in the Full Sun with enough water.
Soil: well-drained soil
USDA Zone: 3-10
Germination: 1-3 months, soil temperature 60-70F
Blooming period: May-June