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Corydalis ochroleuca (Pale corydalis)

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Corydalis ochroleuca

Other names

Pale corydalis

Genus

Corydalis Corydalis

Species

C. ochroleuca - C. ochroleuca is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with light green finely divided leaves and racemes of creamy-white flowers from late spring to summer.


Corydalis ochroleuca is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

White, Cream in Spring; White, Cream 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

C. ochroleuca self-seeds freeely.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Corydalis ochroleuca (Pale corydalis) will reach a height of 0.3m 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, Full Sun

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 ochroleuca

Other names

Pale corydalis

Genus

Corydalis Corydalis

Species

C. ochroleuca - C. ochroleuca is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with light green finely divided leaves and racemes of creamy-white flowers from late spring to summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

White, Cream in Spring; White, Cream in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation

C. ochroleuca self-seeds freeely.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Corydalis ochroleuca (Pale corydalis) will reach a height of 0.3m 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, Full Sun

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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