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Bleeding Heart, Dicentra spectabilis

Bleeding Heart, Dicentra spectabilis

Marie Iannotti
For a shady spot I love my Bleeding Hearts. They only last through early summer, but the delicate flowers in early spring are definitely worth it! Submitted by Ron

I find Hostas and Dicentra bleeding heart and clematis(Jackmanii)are the best for my garden in northern Ontario Canada zone 4-5. Also love hollyhocks easy growing and beautiful to look at. Submitted by Diane

  • Zones: 3 - 10
  • Colors: Pastels, Rust, Deep Red
  • Height: 2 - 4' Width: 1 - 2'
  • Bloom Period: Early Summer - Fall
  • Exposure: Shade to Partial Shade, Can tolerate sun if kept moist.
  • Notes: Benefits from a shearing after the initial bloom fades.
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