Corydalis linstowiana

Important Flower Update

Here’s another attempt to try and document a little of the goings on in the garden. It’s a doomed attempt, of course; even noticing everything that happens at this time of year is difficult enough, let alone photographing and writing about it. In fact part of this post was written about a month ago: I’d […]

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Corydalis linstowiana

Should you, like me, be lost in the wormhole that is the Corydalis genus, might I suggest that you join me in the sub-wormhole of biennial Corydalis. Amongst the biennials I grow: C. heterocarpa, a showy yellow number; C. ophiocarpa, a curious and unusual thing; and then the hidden gem that is Corydalis linstowiana. I

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Seedlings

We’re in the middle of an absolute scorcher of a week here in Birmingham (and elsewhere). Much has been made of the fact that we’ve been served an Amber weather warning for heat, but it ought to be noted that weather warnings for heat were only brought in as recently as June. As I’ve been

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Midsummer goings on

The Summer Solstice came and went earlier this week without much fanfare: overcast and distinctly cooler, the extent of the daylight hours didn’t really register. Despite the meteorological lack of lustre this midsummer, the garden is heading onwards with both vim and vigour. There’s no real theme to this post, just a few thoughts. Corydalis

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