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botanical name:
Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf'
Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Corydalis flexuosa 'Blue Dragon'
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.30m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
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
Low mounds of finely-cut foliage suffused with reddish-purple. From spring into early summer produces clusters of tiny, tubular flowers of blue flushed with a reddish tone.

Prefers cool conditions and a humus-rich fertile soil. Becomes dormant after flowering in summer. Best in part shade.

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