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

Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf'
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The soft bronze-green feather-like leaves are accented by red stems and the large, blue to purple-blue flowers carried in clusters above the foliage. This long bloomer makes a great highlight in shady spots. Combines well with blue or gold hostas and hellebores. Use in the woodland garden under shrubs or in a part shade container.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Understories or woodlands

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPurple 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeLate Spring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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