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Corydalis curviflora ssp. rosthornii 'Blue Heron'


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'Blue Heron' is a true blue, fragrant Corydalis with finely textured foliage.


Description:
Corydalis 'Blue Heron' produces clusters of true blue, fragrant flowers accented by finely textured, gray-green leaves with cinnamon stems. Plant around 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. Discovered by Dan Hinkley in China and introduced through Heronswood Nursery.


Common Name: Corydalis

Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: 4-8"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:

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Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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