A picture of a Corydalis 'Purple Leaf'

Corydalis 'Purple Leaf'

Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf'

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Corydalis 'Purple Leaf' Overview

A perennial with small bulbils and fibrous roots which will produce light green ovate leaflets with an overall height of about 15 to 30cm. From spring to summer it produces bright blue flowers on terminal racemes.

Common problems with Corydalis 'Purple Leaf'

How to propagate Corydalis 'Purple Leaf'

Seed

You can propagate by seed in autumn.

Division

Division when dormant; autumn for spring flowering species and spring for summer flowering species.

Other uses of Corydalis 'Purple Leaf'

Rock garden, ornamental