Corydalis elataCorydalis elata

Corydalis elata


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Perhaps the best Corydalis for the south. Fabulously fragrant cobalt blue flowers adorn the upright habit of this garden jewel. This selection does not go summer dormant. Flowers emerge in May and bloom through July. This superior selection does well in moist soils.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-8
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 16″ / 12″ / 18″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July

SKU: COYELA Categories: ,
Common Name Corydalis
Family Papaveraceae
Genus Corydalis
species elata
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
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Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 16" / 12" / 18"
Growth Habit Clumping
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time May, June, July
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Blue, Purple
Leaf Color Green
Soil Average, well-drained.
pH 5.4 - 6.6
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses Fragrant
Nutritional Needs 50 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist, not wet.
How Different? It needs more light, doesn't go summer dormant, and it blooms later than the C. flexuosa types.
Landscape Value A good summer cobalt blue flowering plant. Use it as forest understory or in mass planting.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
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Grower Notes USE NO CHEMICALS ON CORYDALIS without prior experience.
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