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Corydalis lutea

Also called Yellow Fumitory


More About Corydalis lutea

  • AKA Pseudofumaria lutea
  • One of the longest blooming shade plants available
  • Yellow, tubular flowers
  • Low mounds of fern-like, green foliage
  • Excellent in shaded, rock gardens or front borders
  • Bloom Time: Late spring, thru the summer into the fall
  • Flower Size: 2 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

30-45 cm

Spread:

30-50 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Yellow Corydalis Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in partial shade. It is reasonably drought tolerant, and can handle full sun if adequate moisture is provided. Corydalis self-seeds freely but is easy to control.


Corydalis lutea Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Mounding
Compact

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Corydalis lutea

Corydalis cheilanthifolia

Corydalis cheilanthifolia

Fern-leaf Corydalis