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Perennials: Corydalis ophiocarpa

Botanical name: Corydalis ophiocarpa

Common name: Corydalis

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Sprite
created by:
chief cultivator

Mercer island, Wa

at a glance

Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
  
Zones: 5a thru 8b
Care:
average
Lifespan:
perennial
Category:   
Attributes:

fall interest

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description for "Perennials: Corydalis ophiocarpa"

This Corydalis is a showy splash of color. This shade loving perennial has beautiful masses of tubular shaped, ivory flowers tipped in red. Its fern like, gray green foliage is widely used in bouquets and arrangements. Corydalis is prolific in growth and bloom during Spring and Fall only. It dislikes the heat in the Summer. Hardy in zones 5-8. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Native to Eastern Himalayas

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