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Dicentra spectabilis /Bleeding Heart

Dicentra spectabilis  / Dicentra spectabilis
Heart shaped pink flowers with protuding white petalsng with white
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Heart shaped pink flowers with protuding white petalsng with white

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A healthy plant can have several flowering stems in spring

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Scientific Name: Dicentra spectabilis
Common Name: Bleeding Heart
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 6, 7, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Gets its name from the white petals that "bleed" from the pink, heart shaped flowers. At home in the woodland garden