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Corydalis ‘Electric Blue’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

Garishly variegated form of Corydalis elata with leaves patterned in bright gold and green. Flowers are deep blue and very fragrant.

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

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SKU: COREB Categories: ,
Common Name Corydalis
Family Papaveraceae
Genus Corydalis
species elata
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 16" / 16"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time April, May, June
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring, Fall
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Blue
Leaf Color 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? --
Landscape Value --
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments Cut the Corydalis to the ground midsummer to rejuvenate it. Re-blooms in the cool fall temperatures.
Grower Notes USE NO CHEMICALS ON CORYDALIS without prior experience. We recommend transplanting to a 4" pot from a plug, not a larger size container.
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