Corydalis flexuosa

Corydalis flexuosa

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(Corydalis flexuosa)
Genus:  Corydalis
From late spring to summer, this species produces clusters of brilliant blue flowers over ferny foliage. It is the parent of many of the rapidly expanding selection of choice blue cultivars.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  The species and its cultivars usually bloom in spring and go dormant with the onset of summer's heat, and sometimes sprout again in autumn. 
Care:  Prefers partial shade and moderately fertile, well-drained soil.
Propagation:  Sow seed when fresh; germination may be erratic. Divide spring-flowering species in fall.
Problems:  Downy mildew, rust, aphids, slugs, snails; spider mites indoors.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Fragrant Flowers,
Showy Flowers,
Showy Foliage
Bloom Time
Late Spring,
Spring,
Summer
Flower Color
Blue Flower
Foliage Color
Colorful/Burgundy Foliage
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Ground Covers,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point
Style
Cottage Garden,
Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Perennials

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