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Corydalis quantmeyerana ‘Chocolate Star’


Corydalis quantmeyerana 'Chocolate Star' has reddish chocolate-brown foliage three seasons of the year with great lavender flowers in spring.

Corydalis quantmeyerana 'Chocolate Star' is a great form of an uncommon species. This selection has unusual somewhat toothed reddish chocolate-brown foliage with little dots on the edges all fall, winter and spring with green foliage in summer. The lavender flowers emerge in spring on big boisterous mounds of gorgeous leaves about two feet tall and wide. They make a great statement.

Common Name: Corydalis

Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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