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Fringed Bleeding Heart

Botanical Name
Dicentra eximia
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 9
Height
12 to 18 inches
Width
18 inches
Flowers
Late spring to early summer: rose-red, white
Light
Part shade (can scorch in full sun)
Soil
Moist, well-drained, organic
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 15 inches apart
  • NOT tolerant of wet feet in winter or dry soils in summer
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Alba - white flowers
  • King of Hearts - blue-green foliage, rosy-pink flowers all summer
  • Luxuriant - good season long bloom, blue-green foliage
  • Dicentra cucullaria - Dutchman's Breeches, native spring wildflower  

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