Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full shade to partial sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Fast growing clumps to 10 to 18 in. wide. Flower stalks to 18 in. tall.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Easy Care Plant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring through summer
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:dy-SEN-tra
Plant type:Perennial
Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Fast growing clumps to 10 to 18 in. wide. Flower stalks to 18 in. tall.
Special features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring through summer
Flower color:Red
Garden styleCottage
Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Design IdeasUse Bleeding Heart in troublesome shade gardens, where it will thrive amidst other herbaceous perennials. May be used as an individual or in a mass, where the combined flower stalks makes a much more visible impact. With its Fern-like foliage, this plant adds delicate greenery to carefully composed corners or shaded niches in architecture.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Control weeds until the plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full shade to partial sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.