Aquilegia longissima
Longspur Columbine
Ranunculaceae or Buttercup Family
12 to 18 inches; yellow with exceptionally long spurs; full sun to part shade;rich, moist soil
Mid-Summer
Propagate from seed; seeds may need cold stratification to germinate
A showy, native species of southern Arizona and southwestern Texas but perfectly hardy in Zone 4 at 10,000 feet in my Colorado garden
Photo by Jane Hendrix