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Corydalis solida 'George Baker' (Fumewort)

Fumewort 'George Baker', Corydalis solida f. transsylvanica 'George Baker', Corydalis solida 'G.P. Baker', Corydalis solida subsp. solida 'George Baker'


Award-winning Corydalis solida 'George Baker' (Fumewort) is a tuberous herbaceous perennial with showy spikes of up to 20 glowing brick-red, tubular flowers in mid to late spring. They rise well above the handsome, fern-like foliage of blue-green, divided leaves. A charming little plant that is ridiculously easy to grow and is perfect for borders, rockeries or woodland areas.

  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.
  • Grows in clumps, only 6-12 in. tall and wide (15-30 cm). This plant is dormant in the summer, so there will be no more foliage or flowers.
  • Best in full sun or part shade, in moderately fertile, medium to wet, well-drained soils.
  • Virtually disease free. Watch for snails.
  • A great perennial plant for beds and borders, cottage gardens, rock gardens or containers
  • Propagate by division in the fall.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 3 – 7
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Corydalis - Fumeworts
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Height 6" – 1' (15cm – 30cm)
Spread 6" – 1' (15cm – 30cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Underplanting Roses and Shrubs
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 3 – 7
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Corydalis - Fumeworts
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Height 6" – 1' (15cm – 30cm)
Spread 6" – 1' (15cm – 30cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Underplanting Roses and Shrubs
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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