Columbine, also known as aquilegia, is a perennial flower native to America. It has beautiful, complex flowers. Its leaves are also gorgeous. I didn’t manage to catch the purple flowers on camera this year, but here are their frilly leaves which will be here all season long. They are lower placed than the flowers on their tall, thin stems, which means they are good for the front of a garden row. I’ll be letting the columbine go to seed so I can plant even more of it later.