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Gold Heart Bleeding Heart

Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart'

Pronunciation: dye-SEN-tra speck-TAB-ih-liss
SKU #03562
3-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Chartreuse
Companion Plants Coral Bells (Heuchera); Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Ligularia (Ligularia)
CARE
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.

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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.