Dicentra spectabilisItem #0484 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Named for its beloved dangling heart-shaped flowers. An old time perennial that loves the shade producing a spectacular array of tall wands lined with dangling blossoms. Spreads in loose moist soil into large clumps. Asian garden staple that naturalizes well with American mountain natives.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Large, old fashioned garden perennial, grows to 3 ft tall and wide.
- DetailPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Large, old fashioned garden perennial, grows to 3 ft tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Early through late springFlower color:Red
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Light Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.