Corydalis ochroleuca

Corydalis ochroleuca

Photo/Illustration: 
Bonnie Blanchette
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(Corydalis ochroleuca)
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Genus:  Corydalis
From late spring and throughout the summer, creamy flowers cover a delicate mound of filigreed gray-green foliage.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  This is a short-lived perennial that self-sows enthusiastically. Suitable for a mixed border or an open woodland.
Care:  Prefers fertile soil in full sun or partial shade.
Propagation:  Sow seed when fresh; germination may be erratic. Divide in spring.
Problems:  Downy mildew, rust, aphids, slugs, snails.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
6 in. to 12 in.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Fast Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Moderate
Characteristics
Self Seeds,
Showy Flowers,
Showy Foliage
Bloom Time
Late Spring,
Spring,
Summer
Flower Color
White Flower,
Yellow Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Ground Covers,
Naturalizing
Style
Cottage Garden,
Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Perennials

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