1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
785.594.2966

old-fashioned bleeding heart

Dicentra spectabilis

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Zone 3 – 8
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24-36”
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An heirloom garden favorite, bleeding heart has ferny green foliage and 1″ rose pink heart-shaped flowers with little tear-drops of white for several weeks in spring. Plants can form clumps 3 feet across and almost as tall. Foliage generally goes dormant in summer, so this perennial is best planted behind other plants that will take it’s place after its spring show. A wonderful woodland garden perennial with hostas and ferns but tolerates full sun in moist soil.

‘Gold Heart’ offers the same great habit and characteristics of old-fashioned with bright chartreuse foliage.