This plant is an improved variety over the old-fashioned bleeding heart. Beautiful as the old-fashioned variety is, the Fern-Leafed Bleeding Heart blooms for only a short time in the spring, where as this fringed, or Fern-Leaf Variety blooms from mid-spring to late fall, with its beautiful rose-pink blooms by the hundreds on 10-18" stems. Grows best in light shade, but will tolerate full sun if the soil is moist. Plant about 12-18 inches apart. Get all-summer bloom in one area that might otherwise require a number of different plants to get such results in partial shade. Number one field grown plants. Attracts hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Can be used as cut flower.
|Plant Lighting:||Partial Sun/Shade, Full Shade|
|Season Color:||spring, summer|
|Max Height (feet):||2'|
|Planting Zones:||3,4,5,6,7,8, 9|
|Botanical Name:||Dicentra eximia|