Bleeding Hearts, or dicentra, is a popular perennial for brightening up shade gardens. Often growing about 12 inches tall and deer-resistant, it can be grown in the garden, along shaded walkways or in containers. Its flowers bloom in the springtime and add charm and color to cut-flower displays. Easy to grow and requiring little maintenance, it's easy to see why these are top shade perennials. When buying Bleeding Hearts for sale online, check if they will grow in your hardiness zone. Next, select a space that receives less than four hours of direct sunlight daily and with adequate moisture. Finally, choose Bleeding Hearts varieties that offer the flower color and other traits you prefer.
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