Corydalis flexuosa 'Blue Dragon'
Description: Purple bronze light feathery foliage and scented rich blue flowers in spring to early summer. Compact habit and so useful at the front of a mixed border or with herbaceous plants. Can also be used as a patio plant in a container for early colour.
Climate/Position: Light shade in a cool soil is preferred. A position to catch the evening sun is ideal.
Height/Spread: 40 x 45cm
Soil Requirements: Light free draining soil is required.
Pruning: The plant may die back after flowering in summer and become dormant until following spring in which case remove debris as it dies back.
Responds well to division to keep fresh and retain good foliage colour.
A very good form of the purple leaf collected from Sichuan, China in the 1990s. Also found listed as Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf'