The Plant Company

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Telephone:
01403 740100

Email:
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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


 

The Plants

Dicentra spectabilis

bleeding heart

Photo of Dicentra spectabilis

£8.99

A showy perennial with arching stems of beautiful, pink and white, heart-shaped flowers from April until June and good, green foliage. Best grown in partial shade but will tolerate sunny site if soil is moist. Caution: Harmful if eaten.

Type

  • Perennials

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Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Woodland area

Special features

  • Low maintenance
  • Architectural

Care instructions

Dicentras prefer neutral to alkaline soil but will tolerate slightly acicidic soil. Cut down to the ground after flowering.

Dimensions

Size: Medium

Pot size: 4 litre

Eventual height: 120cm

Eventual spread: 50cm

Positions

  • Light shade

Aspects

  • East
  • West
  • North

Soil types

  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Neutral
  • Alkaline