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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

DICENTRA formosa 'Aurora'

Commonly known as Wild bleeding heart

Cool, white flowers against glaucous foliage
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

  • 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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