CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2011 Robert A. Hamilton | 2004 Cheri Miller | 2008 Keir Morse

USDA Zones: 7-10
Sunset Zones: 1-5, 7-11, 14-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part
Water: Low
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: Yes
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Perennial
Size: 2 ft wide x 3 ft high
Form: Herbaceous - Solitary
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: None

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Western columbine grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.