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Luxuriant Fringed Bleeding Heart

Dicentra x 'Luxuriant'

Pronunciation: dy-SEN-tra
SKU #03161
2-8

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OVERVIEW
Description A superb perennial with a long blooming season. Delicate clusters of cherry red buds on long stalks open to reddish pink flowers from spring through summer. Finely cut blue-green foliage forms neat, tidy clumps. Place in woodland gardens and shaded perennial borders. Tolerates full sun with adequate moisture.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist.
Blooms Spring through Summer
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 18 in. tall, 10 to 18 in. wide in bloom.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border
Design Ideas Use Bleeding Heart in troublesome shade gardens, where it will thrive amidst other herbaceous perennials. May be used as an individual or in a mass, where the combined flower stalks makes a much more visible impact. With its Fern-like foliage, this plant adds delicate greenery to carefully composed corners or shaded niches in architecture.
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Fern (Asplenium); Ligularia (Ligularia); Coral Bells (Heuchera);
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8

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