White Bleeding Heart
Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||dye-SEN-tra speck-TAB-ih-liss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Shade Loving|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
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