Dicentra spectabilis - bleeding heart Description
- The classic bleeding heart, ideal for shade gardens
- Blooms reliably with intriguing heart-shaped flowers
- Shade tolerant
- Deer resistant
Special features: Shade tolerant, Deer resistant, Easy care
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Part shade, Shade
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- Height x width:
30-36" X 30-36"
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Shade gardens, perennial beds, flower gardens, cottage gardens
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Soil: Easily grown in average, well-drained soils.
Light: Part shade to full shade
Water: Average. Can grow in dry conditions but will go prematurely dormant; extreme dry conditions over the years can kill it.
Spacing: 3 feet
Fertilizing: In average soils, none needed. In poor soils a light application of time release fertilizer in spring is enough.
Winterizing: No specific care needed
Maintenance & pruning: No special needs required
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