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Corydalis linstowiana

Corydalis linstowiana

This species produces copious purplish-blue flowers in spring and fall. It has light green ferny leaves with a mid-rib of silver.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsBiennial, but self-seeds in abundance. 

CarePrefers partial shade and moist, well-drained soil.

PropagationSow seed when fresh; germination may be erratic; divide in fall.

ProblemsDowny mildew, rust, aphids, slugs, snails; spider mites indoors.

  • Genus : Corydalis
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 6, 7, 8
  • Plant Type : Annuals
  • Bloom Time : Early Spring, Fall, Late Spring, Spring
  • Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers, Self Seeds, Showy Foliage
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Light : Partial Shade
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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