Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Bloom Color
Red
Attributes
Long Blooming
Easy to Grow
Good Cut Flowers
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
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photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Dicentra spectablis 'Valentine'

Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart

Red flowering selection of the old fashioned bleeding heart. Quick growing, clump forming with lobed powedery green foliage are topped with arching, deep red flower stems that bring the red, puffy heart shaped flowers with white tips that romantically dangle below the stem.

Summer Dormant

Height:

30-36 in

Spacing:

36-48"

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Time:

Late Spring

Bloom Color:

Red with White Tips

Dicentra (dy-sen'-tra)

Family: Fumariaceae · Common Name: Bleeding Heart

Pendulous heart-shaped flowers in shades of pink, white and yellow are complemented by attractive finely cut leaves. Attracts hummingbirds to the garden.

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