Elegant, lacy green leaves with a purple blotch, and upright stems of dangling tubular blue flowers
Corydalis flexuosa ‘Purple Leaf”blue dragon’
- hardy deciduous perennial
- compact mounds of purple-bronze ferny foliage
- spikes of scented blue flowers
- Spring to early summer
- summer dormant
30 x 30 cm
shade to part shade
moisture retentive soil
C. Flexuosa originated in woodland and mountainous areas of China.
Purchased 05.19 – Felley Priory Gardens. Flowered beautifully in the following Spring but had to water regularly as tends to dry out quickly in small pot.
Remarks: I first encountered this plant in a Worcestershire garden, a decade or so ago and put it on my virtual wishlist. It has lived up to all my expectations.