China Blue Corydalis

Corydalis flexuosa 'China Blue'

A choice woodland perennial discovered in China in 1987. Displays the truest and brightest blue flowers of the species. Creates a low-growing mat of tidy, finely cut foliage. May go dormant in summer.
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Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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Botanical Pronunciationkor-ID-ah-liss fleks-yoo-OH-suh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 6 to 8 in. tall, 8 in. or more wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring through Early Summer
Design IdeasA beautiful addition to the shaded woodland. Provide adequate moisture during dry periods and throughout the growing season if planted under eaves where rainfall is blocked.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Poolside, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureNaturalizes Well
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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