AWARD

DICENTRA spectabilis 'Alba'

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

Pure white form of the Bleeding heart
Further Reading....
  • White
  • 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. Produces flowers on arching, fleshy 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

DICENTRA spectabilis 'Alba'

 
Available Early Spring 2023 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £13.00 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2023
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Re-named Lamprocapnos spectabilis. More robust than 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
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
1.2m (4ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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