Super-hardy, carefree dwarf bleeding hearts are covered with pendant blooms of red, pink and white. Flowers appear in spring and continue until fall! At home in deep shade, but very adaptable if kept moist. Attractive foliage adds charm throughout the growing season. Dicentra spectabillis, spectabillis alba, spectabillis 'Valentine' PP22739. Deer tend to avoid.
Dicentra spectabilis white, pink, red
Sun Exposure:Partial Shade, Full Shade
Height/Habit:12 - 18 inches
Spread:12 - 18 inches
Spacing:18 - 24 inches
Flowering Date:Late spring
Planting Instructions:Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil around the roots, firm well and water thoroughly.
Winter Care:Plant in a location protected from high winds and early frost.
Flower Color:Red, Pink, White
Flower Form:Heart shaped (larger than eximia) pendulous racemes to 9" long.
Foliage Type:Finely dissected medium green leaves.
Pruning:Remove spent flowers. If spent flowers are not removed seeds will drop and germinate the following spring.
Soil Requirement:Rich, loose soil that is evenly moist and well-drained.
Watering Requirement:Kepp plants well-watered during the spring to delay dormancy until late summer or early fall.
Additional Information:Dies back by midsummer, leaving a gap in the landscape which can be easily concealed when planted with hosta, ferns, astilbes or shade tolerant items.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
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