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Corydalis solida



Handsome clumps of dainty divided leaves like those of bleeding heart (Dicentra, to which it is closely related) or maidenhair fern (Adiantum). Clusters of small, spurred flowers. Plant in rich, moist soil. Effective in rock crevices, in open woodland, near pool or streamside. Divided clumps or sow seed in spring or fall. Plants self-sow. Tend to be short lived in mild-winter zones.

Corydalis solida

From northern Europe, Asia. To 10 in. high, 8 in. wide. Blooms in spring, producing spikes containing up to 20 purplish red flowers each. Grow from fall-planted tubers.

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