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, or near a pool or streamside. Divide 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. Grows 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.
Low mats of leaves are topped by lilac-pink flower clusters that rise to 12–15 in. high.
Deciduous, from Europe, North Africa, and central Asia. Grows to 8–15 ft. tall and wide, with ar...
From western China. Typically grows to 1 ft. high, 8 in. wide, but under favorable conditions it rapid...