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Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9
  • Height 20-28 Inches Tall
  • Spread 1.5-2 Feet Wide

A series of Songbird that faces up! The Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine blooms are positioned up so you can better enjoy their beauty! The flowers appear in clusters of large red and white blooms. This one will bring hummingbirds to your yard and remain unbothered by deer.

The foliage is a deep green and grows upright. On top of its stems, the clusters of red and white blooms open and face upwards. Flowering season is late spring to early summer. The Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine grows to a garden height of twenty to twenty-eight inches and reaches a spread of eighteen to twenty-four inches. It can be used as a filler in your containers, plant in your landscape as a focal point, it does well when mass planted, and its cut flowers are the addition you need for your arrangements.

Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine Care

Plant in full to part sun. The Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine needs four to six hours of sun per day. Water needs are average. Soil should be moist and well drained. This perennial will tolerate varying Ph levels and different soil types. To encourage rebloom and improve appearance, remove spent blooms as needed. Apply controlled release fertilizer in the spring. After flowering trim dead foliage to the ground.

Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine Spacing

If desired use for the Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine is container planting, be sure to pick a five to seven-gallon sized container. In your landscape spacing should be eighteen to twenty-four inches, center on center for the health and longevity of your plant.

Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-9
Flower Color(s): Red
Bloom Period: Spring to Summer
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Height Class: Medium
Height: 20-28 Inches
Spread: 1.5-2 Feet
Spacing: 1.5-2 Feet
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Resists: Deer
Attracts: Hummingbirds
Features: Drought
Scientific Name: Songbird 'Cardinal' Aquilegia hybrid
Common Name: Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine
Other Name(s): n/a
Brand: Proven Selections

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Songbird 'Cardinal' Columbine Show Reviews

  • 5
    Nice plants!

    Posted by Kris Keele on May 30th 2020

    Very happy with my purchase. Plants arrived in nice packaging in good condition. Would order again! =)