Gold Heart Bleeding Heart
Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart'
Pronunciation: dye-SEN-tra speck-TAB-ih-liss
|Description||Vivid golden foliage on large open plants can be used for contrast and to brighten darker shade gardens. Traditional heart-shaped pink flowers dangle from long wands above the leaves. Perfect for woodland gardens and under larger shade trees. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Blooms||Early through late spring|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 24 to 36 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Ligularia (Ligularia)|
|Care||Prefers fertile, humusy, neutral pH, loose, well-drained soils; avoid heavy, soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. May go dormant in hot, dry summer conditions. Apply a low-nitrogen fertilizer in early spring. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.