King of Hearts Bleeding Heart

King of Hearts Bleeding Heart

Dicentra 'King of Hearts'

$16.50

This Fern-leaf bleeding heart is valued for its compact form and extended bloom time. Features clusters of dangling heart shaped blooms in pink-red shades on arching stems, accented by blue-green, ferny foliage.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Shade
HEIGHT 0.8 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1.8 ft FLOWER Summer, Pink
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Dicentra 'King of Hearts'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Vigorous clump of grey-green fern-like foliage

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border or woodland plant, in edging or in a massed planting

Notes:

Common Concerns: Toxic

Pests:

New growth may be prone to slug and snail attack

Disease/Problems:

Susceptible to fungal issues

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in late spring

Sun:

Plant in a full shade location

Drainage:

Prefers sandy or clay soils and moist, well-drained conditions

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Cut back old foliage before new leaves emerge and remove faded flowers to promote new buds forming

Clump Division:

Clumps can be divided every few years in early spring

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

CAUTION: POSIONOUS

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot