An exquisite dwarf from the Rocky Mountains, having irregular and surprisingly large for its size, long-spurred, showy, blue-violet flowers with one inch spurs. It will do of its best if grown in a moist but well drained soil in sun or partial shade.
Sow immediately at any time onto preferably a soil-based compost, covering with fine grit to approximately their own depth. Germination MAY be quicker if kept at 15 to 20 degrees C. but many seeds WILL NOT come up the year they are sown, needing winter chilling after sowing, and ONLY come up with natural spring germination.
Common name:Rocky Mountain columbine, Granny's Bonnets