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Having identified all the genes that are intimately involved with making red and blue columbines now allows us to determine how these evolutionary transitions have occurred," he added.
In an article published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, two researchers document their studies of the evolution of columbine flowers in North America.
Hybrid varieties allow you to plant columbines in all areas of the garden.
exploding bombs signaled the start of a violent rampage on the Columbine High School campus that left in its wake: 12 students, one teacher and two killers dead; 24 students transported to hospitals, and 160 more treated for injuries on site.
Columbines come in a range of forms, including single and double flowers with (or without) long or short spurs.
One of Colorado's columbines greets moth pollinators with upturned yellow petals and spurs; another is blue and white.
Every year columbines in shades of red, pink, purple, yellow, and white put on a summer-long show in Betty Taylor's garden in Ketchum, Idaho.
Like other columbines, 'Remembrance' is hardy in all climate zones and can be grown at elevations to 9,000 feet.
From songbirds to shooting stars, columbines have been compared to all sorts of aerial wonders.