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Dicentra - Bleeding Hearts

This old garden favorite, Dicentra (Bleeding Heart) is a graceful perennial, offering a soft green foliage and attractive pink, red or white nodding, heart-shaped flowers coupled with protruding white petals hanging from arching stems above the foliage. The distinctive blooms make it a very elegant addition to the late spring and early summer garden.


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Dicentra 'Amore Pink' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart)

Very floriferous, Dicentra 'Amore Pink' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart) is a compact perennial noted for its beautiful feathery blue-green foliage and its impressive count of soft pink flowers. Blooming over a very long season extending from late spring to late summer, the flowers dangle gracefully above the foliage mound, which remains fresh-looking throughout the growing season. Perfect to brighten shady borders, rock gardens, underplanting shrubs, as edging plant or as a ground cover.

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Dicentra 'Amore Rose' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart)

Very floriferous and vigorous, Dicentra 'Amore Rose' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart) is a compact perennial noted for its beautiful lacy blue-green foliage and its abundant bright rose-pink flowers. Blooming over a very long season extending from late spring to late summer, the flowers dangle gracefully above the foliage mound. Perfect to brighten a shady border.

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Dicentra 'Aurora' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart)

Compact and trouble-free, Dicentra 'Aurora' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart) is a fast-growing, dwarf perennial noted for its arching sprays of large, creamy white, heart-shaped flowers. Blooming over a very long season extending from late spring to late summer, the flowers dangle gracefully above a sumptuous foliage mound of finely-divided, gray-green leaves. An elegant option for a shady border.

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Dicentra 'Burning Hearts' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart)

Incredibly pretty, Dicentra 'Burning Hearts' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart) is a compact, bushy perennial noted for its arching sprays of large, deep cerise-rose, heart-shaped flowers edged in white. Blooming over a very long season extending from late spring to late summer in cool summer climates, the flowers dangle gracefully above a striking foliage mound of feathery, finely-divided, blue-gray leaves. In warmer areas, flowering will stop in the heat of the summer and may start again in late summer to early fall.

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Dicentra 'King of Hearts' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart)

Vigorous, sun and heat tolerant, Dicentra 'King of Hearts' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart) is a compact, bushy perennial noted for its arching sprays of large, deep rose heart-shaped flowers. Blooming over a very long season extending from late spring to early fall in cool summer climates, the flowers dangle gracefully above a sumptuous foliage mound of feathery, finely-divided, blue-green leaves. In warmer areas, flowering will stop in the heat of the summer and may start again in late summer to early fall.

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Dicentra 'Luxuriant' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart)

Everblooming, award-winner Dicentra 'Luxuriant' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart) is a compact herbaceous perennial adorned with a blue-green, finely divided foliage and arching sprays of nodding, heart-shaped, cerise-pink flowers. Blooming over a very long season extending from late spring to early fall, the flowers dangle gracefully above the lush foliage mound. 'Luxuriant' is more sun and heat tolerant than most bleeding heart varieties. Excellent for edging, and very useful for containers.

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Dicentra (Bleeding Hearts)

Appealing to most gardeners, Dicentra (Bleeding Heart) are rhizomatous or tuberous perennials with heart-shaped flowers dangling in arching panicles or racemes above attractively divided leaves. Shade tolerant, they bloom over a long season, extending from late spring to early fall, in cooler climates. In hotter climates, flowering will usually stop in the heat of the summer, but may start again when the weather cools in late summer or early fall. Beautiful in leaf as soon as they sprout, they quickly add their charming blooms and make elegant additions to the garden when combined with other shade-loving perennials.

Dicentra formosa 'Bacchanal' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart)

Award-winner Dicentra formosa 'Bacchanal' (Fern-Leaf Bleeding Heart) is a compact herbaceous perennial adorned with a gray-green, finely divided foliage and short racemes of nodding, heart-shaped, deep crimson flowers. Blooming from late spring to early summer, the flowers dangle gracefully above the lush foliage mound.

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Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba' (Bleeding Heart)

Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba' (Bleeding Heart) is a graceful perennial that is fabulous to brighten a shady border. In late spring, it bears elegant, arching wands of heart-shaped, pristine white flowers with protruding white petals, which dangle above the fern-like foliage of fresh green leaves.

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Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart' (Bleeding Heart)

Noted for its brilliant gold leaves and peach-colored stems, Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart' (Bleeding Heart) is a graceful perennial that is fabulous to brighten a shady border. In late spring, it bears elegant, arching wands of heart-shaped rose-pink flowers with protruding white petals which dangle above the foliage for several weeks.

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Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine' (Bleeding Heart)

Noted for its brilliant floral display, Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine' (Bleeding Heart) is a graceful perennial which produces dozens of arching flower stems adorned with dangling, heart-shaped, rich scarlet-red flowers with protruding white petals. Blooming in late spring to early summer, they add drama in the shady garden.

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Dicentra spectabilis 'White Gold' (Bleeding Heart)

Dicentra spectabilis 'White Gold' (Bleeding Heart) is a graceful perennial that is perfect to brighten any shade garden. In late spring, it bears elegant, arching wands of heart-shaped, brilliant white flowers with protruding white petals, which dangle above the fern-like foliage of golden leaves. Great for shaded borders or woodland gardens, plant it among other perennials such as hosta, astilbe, pulmonaria or ferns to fill in the space left by its foliage when going dormant.

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Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding Heart)

One of the most elegant of perennials, Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis) is a graceful herbaceous perennial boasting gracefully arching stems studded with lockets of pink flowers, whose hearts are no doubt bleeding, adorned with protruding white petals. They hang above the attractive foliage of soft green, divided leaves.

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