Lamprocapnos spectabilis

Old-fashioned Bleeding Heart

Garden(s):

Shade

Type:

Perennial

Height:

75-90 cm (29-35 in)

Spread:

75-90 cm (29-35 in)

Light:

Part shade

Water:

Moderate, Heavy

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

May, June

Bloom Colour:

Pink

Foliage Colour:

Light Green

Soil:

Average, Sandy, Clay

Notes:

Formerly known as Dicentra spectabilis. Protection from hot afternoon sun. Forms a bushy, upright mound with a somewhat ferny appearance. Clusters of flowers are held on arching stems. Cut back after blooming.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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