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Dicentra formosa

Dicentra formosa

(bleeding heart)

A perennial which spreads through underground rhizomes. Lobed glaucous green leaves look delicate and are great for ground cover. Pink flowers that resemble hearts hang from pendulous stems in late spring. Likes a shady spot.

  • Position: Moist but well drained - part shade / shade
  • Soil: chalk / clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: April-May
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Dispatch period: April-October
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