Bleeding Heart Plant
Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabillis) is a delicate-looking perennial plant bears heart-shaped pendant blooms that appear to have a drop of blood on the tip. This unusual-looking flower is also known by several other names, including Lady’s Locket, Lady-in-the-Bath and Lyre flower.
This plant will grow best when placed in full to partial shade, but it will grow in full sun as long as the soil is kept moist at all times.
Whatever planting location chosen, the plant will need fertile, well-draining soil for optimum growth and flower production. Grows well when planted in-ground or in hanging pots.
Bleeding heart is hardy in zones 3 to 9 and will return every year if allowed to self-seed. To promote self-seeding, allow the foliage to remain on the plant until late summer.
The perennial plant will reach a mature height of 2-3 feet and equally as wide.
Pendant blooms appear in late spring and last until mid-summer. The plant will stop blooming and go dormant for the winter in late summer.
Bloom colors are white, red, yellow and pink with hybrid varieties having foliage that remains green all summer.
This perennial is beautiful and grows each year after planted. add great color and character to a garden. The Bleeding Heart is a fast growing perennial and will thrive in various soil types. This plant will be magnificent when in bloom. It will have very unusual blooms that will look like hearts. It will add accent and color to any garden area.
This perennial will grow great and can be around 1 to 3 feet wide and also 1 to 3 feet tall. This plant will do best in fully shaded areas and partial shade. It does not like to be right out in the hot sunlight. It will add a very special touch and have a very unique bloom for a garden. It will resemble a heart with a tear drop coming from the center. This perennial will look gorgeous and the blooms will be a bright pink color.
Ships As – Bareroot Plant