An absolutely outstanding plant for shade, the Corydalis should receive far more recognition than it does. Beautifully textured foliage and delicate flowers appearing in clusters only begins to describe the wonderful qualities about this plant. The blooms and overall form of the Corydalis is similar to that of a Bleeding Heart and, like the Bleeding Heart, will go dormant in extreme summer heat. Plant root starts in partial shade, just below the soil surface and 15-18" apart.
Water Requirements once established
Cut back in Fall
Every 2-3 years
Suggested for beginners
Reseeds prolifically, making it ideal for naturalizing situations. Seedlings are easy to weed out and remove, however, if undesired.