This variety has fragrant, deep blue, cornucopia-shaped flowers carried tightly on red stems above 6-inch tall, blue-green foliage. It is considered one of the best blue forms for color and performance.
CarePrefers partial shade in moist, well-drained soil. It goes dormant in high temperatures.
PropagationSow seed when fresh; germination may be erratic. Divide in fall.
ProblemsDowny mildew, rust, aphids, slugs, snails; spider mites indoors.
- Genus : Corydalis
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Zones : 7, 8
- Bloom Time : Early Spring, Early Summer, Late Spring, Spring, Summer
- Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers, Showy Foliage
- Uses : Ground Covers
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Light : Partial Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest