Corydalis solida 'Firebird' is the best red Corydalis, producing sweetly fragrant flowers above finely dissected, fern-like foliage.
Corydalis solida 'Firebird' is the best red cultivar producing sweetly fragrant flowers above finely dissected, fern-like foliage. This species makes a lovely spring ephemeral, preferring spring's moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil in the woodland or shade garden, where later emerging plants such as Hosta can take its place as it goes dormant by June.
Common Name: Fumewort
Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Moist, deciduous woodland.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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