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botanical name:
Corydalis flexuosa
Corydalis flexuosa © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.30m
width: 0.20m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Bronze-green ferny foliage topped with sprays of electric-blue flowers in spring. The flowers are tubular, each with a long spur and broad upper and lower lips. Some forms have paler blue flowers

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well drained soil in partial shade.
Can be badly attacked by slugs and snails.

propagation:
By division in autumn.

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