A picture of a Corydalis 'China Blue'

Corydalis 'China Blue'

Corydalis 'China Blue'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Corydalis 'China Blue' Overview

In this genus there are about 300 different species of spring and summer flowering annuals and tuberous or fibrous-rooted perennials, some of which are evergreen. The leaves are deeply dissected and in basal tufts. The flowers are small and tubular and will bloom in spikes or clusters of pink-creams, yellows or purples.

Common problems with Corydalis 'China Blue'

How to propagate Corydalis 'China Blue'

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 'China Blue'

Grown for the tubular, spurred, 2-lipped flowers or their fern like leaves.