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Scouler’s fumeroot

Corydalis scouleri

This species has tiers of lacy foliage that form broad clumps, 3 feet high by 3 feet wide. Its hot pink flowers bloom from May to July.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsNative to western North America, where it spreads to form dense colonies in moist soil and partially shaded sites.

CareThrives in damp shade.

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

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

  • Genus : Corydalis
  • Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
  • Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Bloom Time : Early Summer, Summer
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Light : Partial Shade
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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