A picture of a Fumewort

Fumewort

Corydalis solida

Also known as

Solid-Rooted Fumewort, Bird In A Bush, Bird-In-A-Bush, Spring Fumewort, Spring Corydalis, Slid-tubered corydalis, Bulbous fumitory, Bulbous corydalis

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

10cm

Min

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of Fumewort

Corydalis solida (cultivated), Germany.
A photo of Fumewort

Fumewort Overview

A dwarf perennial from northern Europe and Asia. Each leafed stem terminates in a dense spikes of pink to purplish red flowers in spring. Ovate to lanceolate, 2-3 ternate leaves are lobed and grey green.

Common problems with Fumewort

How to propagate Fumewort

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 Fumewort

Found in forest areas.