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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Corydalis ophiocarpa
Common Name: Corydalis
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8
Bloom Time: May to May
Height: 12-30 inches
Light Requirements: Morning shade with afternoon sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade, Filtered shade, Closed shade
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics:
  • Foliage is fern like with silvery blue gray appearance
  • Unlike other corydalis, this species will not go dormant in summer if given consistent water
  • Will naturalize