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Corydalis triternata (Triternate corydalis)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.25m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Corydalis triternata

Other names

Triternate corydalis

Genus

Corydalis Corydalis

Species

C. triternata - C. triternata is a small, clump-forming herbaceous perennial with dark-green, divided leaves. In spring, it bears racemes of narrow, tubular, pale-pink flowers held above the foliage on upright stems.


Corydalis triternata is: Deciduous

Habit

Small

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Corydalis triternata (Triternate corydalis) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, fertile soil in full sun. Tolerates partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, 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 triternata

Other names

Triternate corydalis

Genus

Corydalis Corydalis

Species

C. triternata - C. triternata is a small, clump-forming herbaceous perennial with dark-green, divided leaves. In spring, it bears racemes of narrow, tubular, pale-pink flowers held above the foliage on upright stems.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Small

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Corydalis triternata (Triternate corydalis) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, fertile soil in full sun. Tolerates partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, 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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