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DICENTRA spectabilis

Commonly known as Bleeding heart, Dutchman's breeches, Ladies locket, Lady in the bath, Lyre flower

Graceful pinkish red Bleeding heart
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Red - rose pink outer petals
  • White - inner petals
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump-forming perennial with pale-green leaves 15-40cm (6-16in) long with cut or lobed leaflets. Flowers are produced on fleshy, arching stems
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - introduced into UK by Robert Fortune in 1846. Re-named Lamprocapnos spectabilis.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs.
  • Place of origin - Siberia, northern China, Korea.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
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1.2m (4ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

Buy Varieties of DICENTRA spectabilis

DICENTRA spectabilis 'Alba'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Bleeding heart, Dutchman's breeches, Ladies locket, Lady in the bath, Lyre flower.
Pure white form of the Bleeding heart
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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DICENTRA spectabilis 'Valentine'

DICENTRA spectabilis 'Valentine'  >


Commonly known as: Bleeding heart, Dutchman's breeches, Ladies locket, Lady in the bath, Lyre flower.
Plum coloured shoots and scarlet-red heart-shaped flowers on arching stems. A new introduction from the USA
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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