Corydalis malkensis

Corydalis Things

Blimey! Possibly even Gadzooks! for the Tintin aficionados amongst you. Spring has pounced upon the dozily slumbering garden with the glee of a toddler jumping on their hungover parents’ bed. It seems to have come round earlier than usual this year but after perusing photos of previous years I’m not sure this is the case. […]

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Early risers

The following was written in early February: Outside in the garden, as opposed to inside in the greenhouse where those prima donnas from section Leonticoides dwell, there are flowers beginning to appear. The tuberous members of the genus have been slowly heading upwards since the autumn, biding their time before shooting above ground in early

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Six on Saturday 20th March

Why hello there, it’s Six on Saturday time again! This week, I am particularly pushed for time: work, self-imposed decorating deadlines and such. As a result, this is going to be quite brief. More photos, less chit-chat; a Six on Saturday in it’s purest form. For a more immersive SoS experience, head over to The

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Corydalis malkensis

Corydalis malkensis is one of the more obliging, and horticulturally respected of the tuberous Corydalis. Diminutive in size, but profuse in flower, it’s elegance belies it’s ease of cultivation. Horticultural Accolades This Corydalis originally hails from that treasure trove of bulb forming plants, The Caucasus, with the species being named after the Malka River, in

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