Flower ID please

Hi
I was hoping some of you lovely people could help me ID this flower, it has sprung up this year and I have never seen it before. Does it grow wild?
I hope the pic has attached, I am bit confused!!!
Thanks Mat
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On 6/11/13 5:17 AM, Matildapuddycat wrote:

Columbine is a perennial. All species are quite hardy, but many also tolerate hot summers (e.g., southern California). Some grow wild in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, and there is a wild species (Aquilegia vulgaris) native to Europe.
The plants require good drainage but are otherwise not fussy about soil. They tend to be short-lived. Both hybrids and species readily reseed, which is good in a garden because then seedlings replace the older plants.
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Matildapuddycat wrote:

I think that might be columbine.
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:-)) There is no 'might' about it - your identification was spot on. It is a Columbine.
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Columbine. _Aquilegia_. I can't say which species.
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