(Aquilegia Biedermeier) With both religious meaning (said to represent the Holy Spirit) and medicinal uses, these European Columbines were an important plant for the early settlers to bring with them to the U.S. This type will produce a mix of rich colors including many bicolors on dwarf plants (up tp 18 inches tall) that are pretty in the spring garden. Flowers are upright instead of nodding like taller columbines. 12-18 inches. Part to most sun. Perennial. 50+ seeds.