Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Bleeding heart, Old-fashioned

  • Scientific name
    Dicentra spectabilis
  • Height
    18 to 24 inches
  • Bloom period
    May
  • Color
    Pink, red
  • Light
    Full sun, semi-shade
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Easy to grow. Should be fall planted.