Corydalis 'China Blue'Corydalis 'China Blue'

Corydalis ‘China Blue’


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A bolder plant with larger flowers then 'Blue Panda' with divided leaves that are almost glaucous and clear sky blue flowers. Blooms are sweetly fragrant and vigorous and can re-bloom in the fall.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 12″ / 14″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July

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Common Name China Blue Corydalis
Family Papaveraceae
Genus Corydalis
species flexuosa
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 12" / 14"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time May, June, July
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Blue, Purple
Leaf Color Blue, Green
Soil Average, well-drained.
pH 5.4 - 6.8
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses Fragrant
Nutritional Needs 50 - 75 ppm, strong fertilizers can burn.
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist, not wet.
How Different? 'China Blue' is a bolder plant with larger flowers then 'Blue Panda'. It has a sky blue flower color.
Landscape Value Good in the woodland, shade garden, or understory. Use it in containers and in shady borders. The plant is a very long bloomer in the Pacific NW.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments Plants go summer dormant when it gets hot and dry. Recommend transplanting to a 4" pot from a 72 cell size, not a larger size container.
Grower Notes USE NO CHEMICALS ON CORYDALIS without prior experience.
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