Bleeding Heart

3 Mar

Bleeding Heart (Dicentra), 18 to 36 inches, pink/white blooms spring/summer, likes moist shade, beautiful in a woodland setting,



3 Responses to “Bleeding Heart”

  1. ostranderblog April 29, 2011 at 1:21 pm #

    I had never seen this flower before yesterday. I love it, its so delicate – is it hard to grow?

    • heiditarver April 29, 2011 at 3:06 pm #

      No, it is not particularly hard to grow. It requires shade and rich soil, and plenty of moisture. It is winter deciduous and frost sensitive, but if there is no freeze it will come back in the spring. It is so lovely, especially in a woodland type garden.

  2. Jo Meyer June 2, 2011 at 3:13 pm #

    That is the oldfashioned bleeding heart. Depending, it may disapper for half the summer and then be there next year. They also come in white.

    There are also some others which look slightly different and are fun to have.

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