DICENTRA formosa

Commonly known as Wild bleeding heart

Deep rose-pink buds borne in branching racemes opening lighter pink
Further Reading....
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Rose pink
  • 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, mid-green above, glaucous beneath. Flowers 1-2.5cm (½-1in) long, fading almost to white
  • 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

DICENTRA formosa

 
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
    Syn. D. eximia of gardens. Self-seeds freely.
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs.
    Place of origin
    Western North America.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
Jan
Feb
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45cm (18in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  60-90cm (24-36in)
 

Buy Varieties of DICENTRA formosa

DICENTRA formosa 'Aurora'

DICENTRA formosa 'Aurora'

Wild bleeding heart

cool, white flowers against glaucous foliage

 
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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.
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DICENTRA formosa 'Luxuriant'

DICENTRA formosa 'Luxuriant'

Wild bleeding heart

dwarfish spreading habit with red flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
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