Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Ruby Port' is an heirloom perennial dating from the 1600's. Also known as Columbine, lovely double, spurless blooms of rich claret red are held high above ferny blue green foliage. Perfectly sized for the mid-border Aquilegia 'Ruby Port' is a choice variety for designers. It is great for cutting as well. An heirloom variety dating from the 1600s.
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Ruby Port' prefers partial to full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Plants should be cut back hard after blooming to encourage fresh foliage, which is ornamental in its own right.