A new hybrid between C. elata and C. flexuosa with mid green leaves and brilliant electric blue flowers on red stems.
Corydalis flexuosa forms a spreading mat of fern-like foliage, often with a bronze tint, from which clusters of dainty tubular, sky-blue flowers appear in late spring. Family: Papaveraceae (pa-pav-er-AY-see-ee) Genus: Corydalis (kor-ID-ah-liss) Species: malkensis: 3 members have or want this plant for trade. Divide clumps every two to three years in the spring—understanding that as corydalis gets older, it dislikes being disturbed. Sun Exposure: Full Sun. Page 1 of 1: 8 Plants: Quick View . Advertisement. In contrast tubers of Corydalis solida will form clumps so it is worth watching them and when they get a bit crowded, after three to five years, it is worth lifting them as soon as the foliage collapses, and spacing them out a bit. It’s perfect for using to fill gaps in a partially shaded border or planting under trees and shrubs. This one is tap rooted, vigorous and will seed around.
Corydalis Species Corydalis malkensis. C. malkensis - C. malkensis is a small, delicate herbaceous perennial with divided light-green leaves and racemes of white, tubular flowers in spring. The yellow flowers of Erythronium tuolumnense add colour highlights to the dark depths right under the Rhododendrons and the birch tree. Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater. See more of the top deer-resistant plants of the Midwest here. Corydalis 'Craigton Blue' £4.00. Corydalis malkensis (Alexeenkoana of gardens) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years. Perennials.
Young seedlings are easy to remove and transplant to more desirable spaces. Most corydalis species enthusiastically self-seed, sometimes almost to the point of being viewed as weeds. SEED: Growing your own plants from seed is the most economical way to add natives to your home. Corydalis malkensis seeds across this bed to further build up the mass plantings that give the naturalistic tapestry look I favour. Category: Alpines and Rock Gardens.
Our offerings are perfectly hardy in the garden and include Corydalis malkensis and some forms of Corydalis solida. Sun … Before you get started, one of the most important things to know about the seeds of wild plants is that many have built-in dormancy mechanisms that prevent the seed from germinating. For more information on the blue flowered Corydalis see our blog entry here. A nice mid blue flower rather like C. ambigua, but considerably easier to grow ! This one is tap rooted, vigorous and will seed …
Corydalis malkensis does not seem to increase from the tuber but it does make up for that by spreading around by seed. Another of the blue Chinese Corydalis.
Bulbs. Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping.