Dicentra formosa

Bleeding heart


A perennial that grows up to 18”H from a horizontal rootstock (tuber). Heart shape flowers in shades of purple to pink to nearly white from mid-spring to autumn, with peak flowering in spring. Leaves are finely divided and fernlike, growing from the base of the plant. Plant in moist areas. In warmer areas in its range, this plant prefers shade.

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