Luxuriant Bleeding Heart

Luxuriant Bleeding Heart

Dicentra formosa 'Luxuriant'

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 1 ft SOIL Well Drained
SPREAD 1.3 ft FLOWER Late Spring, Red
ZONE 3 FRUIT Non-edible
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Latin Name: Dicentra formosa 'Luxuriant'
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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 sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average, 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

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