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Corydalis elata (Corydalis elata)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Corydalis elata

Other names

Corydalis elata

Genus

Corydalis Corydalis

Species

C. elata - C.elata is an upright, herbaceous, semi-evergreen perennial with divided, light green leaves and upright stems bearing clusters of small, fragrant, blue flowers that are tinged with purple in summer.


Corydalis elata is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Flower

Blue, Purple in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Corydalis elata (Corydalis elata) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Rock, Underplanting, Wildflower

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Corydalis elata

Other names

Corydalis elata

Genus

Corydalis Corydalis

Species

C. elata - C.elata is an upright, herbaceous, semi-evergreen perennial with divided, light green leaves and upright stems bearing clusters of small, fragrant, blue flowers that are tinged with purple in summer.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect


Colour

Flower

Blue, Purple in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Corydalis elata (Corydalis elata) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Rock, Underplanting, Wildflower

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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