DICENTRA formosa 'Aurora'

Commonly known as Wild bleeding heart

Cool, white flowers against glaucous foliage
Further Reading....

DICENTRA formosa 'Aurora'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - 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 £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • White
  • Height
    45cm (18in)
  • Spread
    60-90cm (24-36in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Wide-spreading rhizomatous perennial. Lobed basal leaves 15-50cm (6-20in) long, grey-green in colour. Flowers 1-2.5cm (½-1in) long.
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - syn. D eximia of gardens
  • Pests & Diseases
    slugs
  • Place of origin
    western North America
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold/yellow
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
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Dicentra - Growing Guide
45cm (18in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  60-90cm (24-36in)
 

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