Corydalis flexuosa 'Blue Panda' Corydalis flexuosa 'Blue Panda' Photo/Illustration: C. Colston Burrell 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 (Corydalis flexuosa 'Blue Panda') Genus: Corydalis The first of the coveted blue corydalises to be introduced, it produces fragrant clusters of long-spurred, azure flowers on a compact plant. Noteworthy Characteristics: Compact and free-flowering. It blooms in the spring, goes dormant with the onset of summer's heat, and then returns in autumn to bloom once again. Care: It prefers partial shade and moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Propagation: Sow seed when fresh; germination may be erratic. Divide in fall. Problems: Downy mildew, rust, aphids, slugs, snails; spider mites indoors. Overview Height 6 in. to 12 in. Spread 6 in. to 12 in. Growth Habit Clumps Growth Pace Moderate Grower Light Part Shade Only Moisture Medium Moisture Maintenance Low Characteristics Fragrant Flowers, Showy Flowers, Showy Foliage Bloom Time Early Summer, Late Spring, Spring, Summer Flower Color Blue Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Specimen Plant/Focal Point Style Cottage Garden, Woodland Garden Seasonal Interest Spring Interest Type Perennials Corydalis flexuosa 'Blue Panda'View the discussion thread.