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Corydalis shimienensis 'Berry Exciting' (Corydalis 'Berry Exciting')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Corydalis shimienensis 'Berry Exciting'

Other names

Corydalis 'Berry Exciting'

Genus

Corydalis Corydalis

Variety or Cultivar

'Berry Exciting' _ 'Berry Exciting' is a mound-forming to spreading, herbaceous perennial bearing pinnate, yellow to yellow-green leaves divided into ovate, pointed, scalloped leaflets. Upright stems bear racemes of slender, tubular, purple flowers from spring into summer.


Corydalis shimienensis 'Berry Exciting' is: Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Clump-forming, Spreading

Flower

Purple in Spring; Purple in Summer

Foliage

Yellow, Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green, Yellow in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Corydalis shimienensis 'Berry Exciting' (Corydalis 'Berry Exciting') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. May be semi-dormant or dormant in summer, particularly in hot summers. Cut back when the foliage dies down.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but 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)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Corydalis shimienensis 'Berry Exciting'

Other names

Corydalis 'Berry Exciting'

Genus

Corydalis Corydalis

Variety or Cultivar

'Berry Exciting' _ 'Berry Exciting' is a mound-forming to spreading, herbaceous perennial bearing pinnate, yellow to yellow-green leaves divided into ovate, pointed, scalloped leaflets. Upright stems bear racemes of slender, tubular, purple flowers from spring into summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Clump-forming, Spreading


Colour

Flower

Purple in Spring; Purple in Summer

Foliage

Yellow, Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green, Yellow in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Corydalis shimienensis 'Berry Exciting' (Corydalis 'Berry Exciting') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. May be semi-dormant or dormant in summer, particularly in hot summers. Cut back when the foliage dies down.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but 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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