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Gold Heart Bleeding Heart

Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart'

SKU
03562
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationdye-SEN-tra speck-TAB-ih-liss
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 24 to 36 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly through Late Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorChartreuse
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Shade Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Ligularia (Ligularia)

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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