spectabilis Bleeding heart
MARCH AND APRIL IS THE BEST TIME BUY TO GET BEST RESULTS
A stunning early flowering edition to garden.
Really is a wow factor plant.
A Chinese plant with red heart-shaped flowers with white tips - these dangle enticingly from the arching flower stems of this delightful plant in late spring and early summer.
Although it grows in light shade and looks good growing in clumps amongst shrubs, it often does even better in a sunny border provided the soil stays sufficiently moist.
Clumps of dicentra remain compact for many years and do not need dividing, fortunately, because they have brittle roots and do not like disturbance.
The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM). Common Name: Bleeding heart
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil type: Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist, Well-drained/light
Time to divide plants: March to April
Dicentra... bleeding hearts a herbaceous perennial. Flowers in spring with arching branches of buds with a heart shaped downward flower. Easy to grow and care for ideal in the middle of a border or as a stand alone in pots. Works great with..... ____insert companion plants here..... feed in early spring with a normal feed when you see first flushes of growth then begin a high potash feed to encourage budding.
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'Alba' has pure white heart-shaped flowers - these dangle enticingly from the arching flower stems of this delightful plant in late spring and early summer. It has been given an Award of Garden Merit (AGM), which is for plants of outstanding excellence.
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