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Corydalis curviflora ssp. rosthornii 'Blue Heron'
Common Name: Corydalis Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)

Corydalis curviflora ssp. rosthornii 'Blue Heron'
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Clusters of true blue, fragrant flowers are accented by finely textured, gray-green leaves with cinnamon stems. Plant with hellebores to great effect. This species will go dormant in midsummer if the soil dries out. May rebloom in fall in cool summer areas like BC. Forms a slowly spreading clump.

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 ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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