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Corydalis flexuosa 'China Blue'
Common Name: Corydalis Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)

Corydalis flexuosa 'China Blue'
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Numerous lovely, fragrant, gentian blue flowers top the delicate, dissected foliage in spring. The clumps will expand gradually. Plant with hellebores to great effect. This species will go dormant in midsummer if the soil dries out.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Loves Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Helleborus x hybridus "Mrs Betty Ranicar"
Helleborus x hybridus "LS Blue Lady"

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