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Genus of about 400 species of fibrous- or fleshy-rooted annuals and biennials, and tuberous or rhizomatous perennials. Most are herbaceous, a few evergreen. They occur in a variety of habitats, with many from woodland or rocky, mountain sites mostly in northern temperate regions.

Some are sun loving, some prefer shade and some require a period of dry summer dormancy.

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - finely-divided, fern-like leaves and tubular flowers.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - slugs and snails
  • Place of origin - woodland and rocky, mountain sites in northern temperate regions.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant

Buy Varieties of CORYDALIS

CORYDALIS flexuosa 'China Blue'

CORYDALIS flexuosa 'China Blue'  >

Light blue flowers
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

CORYDALIS temulifolia 'Chocolate Stars'

CORYDALIS temulifolia 'Chocolate Stars'  >

Lilac-pink flowers in spring. Pale green foliage in spring turning to rust-brown in winter
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

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