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Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf'

Also called Corydalis


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Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf' - Purple Leaf Corydalis

More About Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf'

  • Electric-blue, down-facing, tubular flowers on short stems are infused with purple hues
  • Fern-like foliage emerges purple with red markings at the base of the leaf
  • Foliage matures to a purplish-green
  • Bloom Time: Late spring until midsummer

Zone:

6

Height:

30-35 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Purple Leaf Corydalis Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist to average, well-drained soil, rich in organic matter, in partial shade. The foliage may go dormant in hot, humid summers. Known to be a short-lived perennial. 


Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Purple

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf'