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Corydalis ‘Silver Spectre’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

 

A wonderful introduction by Dan Hinkley with an amazing silver patch on each blue green leaflet. It has fragrant, purple-lipped lavender flowers in the spring. Expect it to go summer dormant.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-8
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 12″ / 12″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May, June

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Common Name

Corydalis

Family

Papaveraceae

Genus

[Corydalis](/product-category/genus/perennial/corydalis/)

species

leucanthema

Plant Type

[Perennial](/product-category/genus/perennial/)

US Patent #

EU Grant #

Bloom Time

[April](/product-category/bloom-time/april/), [May](/product-category/bloom-time/may/), [June](/product-category/bloom-time/june/)

Flower Color

[Purple](/product-category/flower-color/purple/)

Foliage Color

[Green](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-green/)

Dormancy

Winter

Exposure

[Part Shade](/product-category/exposure/part-shade/), [Full Shade](/product-category/exposure/full-shade/)

Growth Habit

[Clumping](/product-category/growth-habit/clumping/)

Growth Rate

[Fast](/product-category/growth-rate/growth-rate-fast/)

Hardiness Zone

[5](/product-category/hardiness-zone/5/), [6](/product-category/hardiness-zone/6/), [7](/product-category/hardiness-zone/7/), [8](/product-category/hardiness-zone/8/)

How Different?

Landscape Value

Use as an understory plant in the woodland, the shade garden, or in a container.

Most Active Growing Season

[Spring](/product-category/most-active-growing-season/most-active-growing-season-spring/), [Fall](/product-category/most-active-growing-season/most-active-growing-season-fall/)

Persistence

Deciduous

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

10" / 12" / 12"

Soil (Garden)

Average, well-drained.

Water (Garden)

Keep evenly moist, not wet.

Special Uses

[Fragrant](/product-category/special-uses/fragrant/)

Comments

This plant goes dormant if it dries out. Grows extremely well in the Southeast, according to Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery. Their 5 year old plant has formed a clump 5 feet wide.

Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 0.7
pH 5.4 – 6.6
Fertility Needs 50 – 75 ppm
Notes USE NO CHEMICALS ON CORYDALIS without prior experience. We recommend transplanting to a 4″ pot from a plug, not a larger size container.
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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