Aquilegia flabellata 'var. Pumila'

Dwarf Blue Columbine

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila f. alba, commonly known as fan columbine or Japanese fan columbine, features showy white blooms. It grows to reach an average mature height of 10 in (25 cm) and a width of 10 in (25 cm).

Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila f. alba blooms on and off throughout mid spring - early summer.

More About Aquilegia flabellata 'var. Pumila'

  • great dwarf seed selection

It is extremely hardy & can be grown even so far north as USDA zone two, or three to eight more certainly. Not terribly heat hardy, it won't tolerate full sun in zone nine, but does prefer full sun in the north.

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8-10 in


12-18 in

Hardiness Zone:


Aquilegia flabellata 'var. Pumila' Characteristics


  • Edging
  • Ground Cover
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Mass Plant
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Small / Miniature
  • Container


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Early Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Flower Color

  • Blue
  • White


  • Spreading
  • Mounding