Valentine Bleeding Heart

Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine'

$20.00 + GST

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

TYPE Perennial SUN Part Shade to Full Shade
HEIGHT 2.5 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1.5 ft FLOWER Spring, Red, White
ZONE 2 FRUIT Non-Edible
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Latin Name: Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Large bushy mound of plum-green fern-like foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

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

Other:

Requires protection from late afternoon sun

Notes:

 Common Concerns: Toxic. May go dormant in hot summers

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 part shade to full shade location

Drainage:

Requires average, moist well-drained conditions

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

After flowering, shear back to 6" tall to rejuvenate foliage.

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