Corydalis cheilanthifolia has amazing fern-like foliage emerging bronzy-orange topped with yellow flowers in late spring.
Corydalis cheilanthifolia is a unique and unusual species with light green to bluish green, finely-dissected, fern-like foliage that emerges flushed with bronzy orange, a colour that can also be maintained with some summer sun. The foliage can also remain evergreen in mild winter climates. Butter yellow dragon-like flowers appear on spikes above the foliage from spring into summer. Choice and rare.
Common Name: Fern-Leaved Corydalis
Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Stem Colour: Green
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Shaded slopes and stony areas from 800-1700 m in western and central China.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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