Gold Heart Bleeding Heart
Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||dye-SEN-tra speck-TAB-ih-liss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 24 to 36 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early through Late Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Shade Loving|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color|
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