The Longspur Columbine is native to moist canyons from southern Arizona and the Chisos and Davis Mountains of west Texas, south into mountains of adjacent northern Mexico. This is one of the most striking of the popular Southwestern yellow columbines, owing to its very long flower spurs.
Synonym(s): Longspur columbine, Longspur yellow columbine
USDA Symbol: AQLO
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul, Aug, Sep
Water Use: Medium
Light Requirements: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Notes: Soil Description: Moist, well-drained, limestone or igneous sands and loams, often rocky
Conditions Comments: Requires shade, consistent moisture, and good drainage. Will become stressed in unremitting full sun, causing the leaves to fade and curl.
Missing Images: Plant, Close-Up, Fruit-Seed
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