In spring, this biennial produces small yellow flowers, which are carried tightly over finely divided, sea green leaves. It self-sows freely.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsThis species is native to North America and a number of states list it as threatened or endangered.
CarePrefers moist but well-drained soil in partial shade.
PropagationSow seed when fresh for flowering the following year; germination may be erratic.
ProblemsDowny mildew, rust, aphids, slugs, snails.
- Genus : Corydalis
- Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Type : Annuals
- Bloom Time : Early Spring, Late Spring, Spring
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Uses : Ground Covers
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Characteristics : Self Seeds, Showy Foliage
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow