Corydalis 'Blue Heron'

Spring is springing....time to look at plant photos and get inspired...


Corydalis curviflora var. rosthornii Blue Heron

 Blue-flowered, deer resistant Corydalis is the plant for cool shade. The leaves are a bluer shade of green and it features a lovely fragrance.  
Corydalis like evenly moist soil and may go dormant in the heat of summer. They are wonderful for edging shady borders and walkways.

 ‘Blue Heron’ was discovered in China by Dan Hinkley and has large, gentian-blue flowers that float atop stunning red stems. It may bloom all spring and summer in zones 6 - 8.
The genus Corydalis bears small, spurred blooms that will be familiar to anyone who loves Bleeding Heart.

You can get it at Digging Dog Nursery.





  1. I like bleeding hearts , but have never seen a Blue Heron, will have to ask when our garden center opens in April
    Thanks for sharing

  2. yes they like cool shade - and may go dormant in the heat of summer....


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