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Corydalis 'Blue Dragon'

Corydalis 'Blue Dragon'

Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

syn. C. 'Purple Leaf'

Narrative Description:

Marvellous purple-bronze, compact foliage which offers early, scented blue flowers in spring into summer.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers shade, or partial shade with moist soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Compliments any garden in a bowl, as part of a mixed basket or in the bed or border.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Mound Forming

Height x Spread / Trail:

40 x 45 cm

Features:

Scented

Typical Season:

Spring

Flower Colour:

blue

Foliage Colour:

purple

Bronze

Flowering Time:

March - August

Planting Recommendations:

Basket

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Part Sun

Shade

Temperature Tolerance:

Dies back over winter, but should revive in spring.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

PAPAVERACEAE

Genus:

Corydalis

Species:

flexuosa

Cultivar:

Blue Dragon

Alternative Names:

syn. C. 'Purple Leaf'

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

1Ltr

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

26 weeks over Winter

10 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Requires Shade

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

November - April

Recommended Sales Window:

February - July

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:05/1815/1825/18
Qty:14606

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Root Aphid

Two Spotted Mite

Whitefly

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.