Bleeding Heart Dicentra spectabilis - Lamprocapnos spectabilis
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In Stock: 2.93 g (grams)
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours.
warm stratify for 30 days, cold stratify for 60 days.
sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
germinates best in cool conditions, 40-55 degrees F.
In a Nutshell:
* Compound leaves with leaflets in threes grow on fleshy green to pink stems up to 3 feet (0.9 m). Flowers are heart-shaped and 1–2 inches (3–5 cm) long, with pink outer petals and white inner petals , hanging in a horizontal raceme . They bloom from late spring to early summer . Seeds with whitish elaiosomes are borne in long pods .The plant often goes dormant in summer after blooming. more...
* The plant most of us think of as Bleeding Heart; extremely popular, and for good reason; each arching spike, often held horizontally, is lined with an elegant row of pink and white "hearts"; flowers in May in New York; may die back to the ground in late summer.