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Corydalis ‘Blue Panda’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


This long bloomer and re-bloomer in the Pacific Northwest combines the charms of sky blue flowers and a lovely fragrance. A wonderful, fragrant blue Corydalis from China's “Panda Country.”

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-8
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 8″ / 12″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July

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Common Name Corydalis
Family Papaveraceae
Genus Corydalis
species flexuosa
Plant Type Perennial
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Bloom Time May, June, July
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Mounding, Spreading / Trailing
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? It has flowers with a deeper blue color than 'China Blue'.
Landscape Value Use it in shade or part shade in a mass planting, mixed bed, or as an understory plant. 'Blue Panda is a very long bloomer in the Pacific NW.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 8" / 12"
Soil (Garden) Average, well-drained.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist, not wet.
Special Uses Fragrant
Comments Plants go summer dormant when it gets hot and dry. Recommend transplanting to a 4" pot from a 72 cell size, not a larger size container.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 0.7
pH 5.4 – 6.6
Fertility Needs 50 – 75 ppm
Notes USE NO CHEMICALS ON CORYDALIS without prior experience. We recommend transplanting to a 4″ pot from a plug, not a larger size container.
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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