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Columbine, Cardinal
Aquilegia 'Cardinal'
Fertilizing Code:04/08 to 04/09 , 05/16 to 05/17 , 06/13 to 06/14
Pruning Code:10/23 to 10/24

Care Instruction:
Soil and Moisture: Rich, free draining soils that are kept moist. Do not allow to dry out during hot periods.
Fertilizing: Columbines feed heavily. Apply general purpose 10-10-10 granular fertilizer as new growth emerges, again in May and June.
Trimming: After the first frost, in late fall, cut foliage back to the ground and remove debris.
Division: While generally not recommended, it is possible during spring as new growth is emerging.
Special Notes: If spent flowers are not removed, many varieties will self seed resulting in many seedlings germinating the following season.