Aquilegia flabellata Siebold & Zucc.

Herb to about 50 cm tall. Leaves waxy blue to purple especially below. Flowers few, nodding. Sepals violet, spreading. Petals lilac with a pale yellow tip. Spurs lilac, strongly hooked, to 2 cm long. Stamens not projecting; late spring. Fruit follicles hairless.


Several cultivars are available including 'Alba' which has white flowers.

var. pumila Kudo Plant and leaflets smaller.

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Ranunculaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Ranunculanae
order      Ranunculales
family       Ranunculaceae
genus        Aquilegia L.