‘Purple Bird’ FumewortCorydalis solida Purple to violet luscious clusters with lighter color at the flower opening; darker towards the back.
Downward-swooping single-spurred ¾-1" tubular flowers bloom midspring in clusters of up to 20 flowers riding just above or reaching out from amongst the foliage. The genus name comes from the Greek word for ‘crested lark.’ Deeply lobed palmate or fern-like grey-green leaves die back in summer heat.
Species native to northern hemisphere deciduous forest understories where there is partial shade and rich well-drained humusy soil. Moisture tolerant and deer-proof. Plant 4" deep and 4-5" apart.
8–10" tall. Mid Spring blooms, Z5-8. 6cm/up.
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