Bleeding heart - Dicentra spectibilis picture

Bleeding heart picture

This Bleeding heart - Dicentra spectibilis picture is from the garden of a friend. This plant is one of the most popular shade blooming plants for the garden. Blooms some time in late Spring and it usually goes dormant in mid Summer. Best planted with other types of shade perennials. Should be planted in areas with good soil drainage and away from high winds.

Plant Type - Perennial Light - Part shade to shade
Zones - 3 to 9 Size - 3' high - 2.5' wide
Bloom time - April to May Tips - Needs good soil drainage

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