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Old-Fashioned Bleeding Heart

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2 for $28.99 $19.99

  • Light: Part to Full Shade
  • Size: 3-5 Eye Root
  • Zone: 4 to 9
  • Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
  • Height: up to 30"
  • Soil Requirement: Well drained
  • Deer Resistant
  • Planter Friendly

  • SKU: 19570
  • Availability: Out of Stock

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Prepare to fall in love with Old-Fashioned Bleeding Hearts. These unique perennials bloom in late spring and continue to flower through early summer. Their sweet pink heart-shaped flowers curl up at the tips to reveal ethereal white droplets. Masses of these blooms dangle from dainty branches, which emerge from a throng of lobed foliage. These bushy plants grow 20 to 25 inches tall and are deer resistant, making them excellent for planting around the edges of your yard.

Bleeding hearts (Dicentra) are hardy in zones 4 through 9. Unlike most summer flowering plants, they thrive in full to partial shade and can be used to fill in dark corners of your garden. Plant your Dicentra spectabilis roots in the spring, about 10 to 12 inches apart with the top of the root even with the level of the soil. Bury your perennial bleeding hearts in well-drained clay, loamy or sandy soil and watch them multiply year after year.

Use these romantic Dutch flowers to add some rosy detailing to the nooks and crannies of your garden. Consider planting them along tall fences or down the shadier sides of houses and sheds. They will also look wonderful underneath solitary trees and shrubs, or scattered throughout larger areas such as orchards and groves. Create the garden that your heart desires with old-fashioned bleeding hearts.

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A favourite of American gardeners for many generations. Adds a touch of elegance to shady areas. Long, arching sprays drip with dozens of puffy, heart-shaped pink flowers with dainty white tears. Fernlike foliage looks attractive all summer. Hardy plants grow lovelier each year. A showstopper in any garden. Professionally selected #1 roots fully guaranteed. Plant 3-4' apart in part to full shade; likes most any soil. Dicentra spectabilis
Product Details
  • Botanical Name Dicentra spectabilis
  • Form Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone 4-9
  • Flowering Time Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Light Requirements Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Flower Color Pink flowers with dainty white tears
  • Flower Form Heart shaped flowers
  • Foliage Type Bushy clumps of powdery-green foliage comprised of cut or lobed leaves
  • Growth Rate Medium
  • Zones 4 to 9
  • Height/Habit up to 30"
  • Spread 10 - 12 inches
  • Planting Instructions Top of plant should be even with soil level and 10-12" apart
  • Soil Requirements Well drained
  • Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Remove faded flowers regularly will promote lots of new buds to form.
Shipping Information

Breck's Shipping Schedule

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONESBareroot Perennials & Bulbs
1AB - 5A3/19/18- 6/16/18
5B2/26/18 - 6/16/18
6A & 10AB2/19/18 - 6/16/18
Last Order Date 6/11/2018

1AB - 5A4/16/18- 6/1/18
5A4/12/18 - 6/1/18
5B3/19/18 - 6/1/18
6A & 6B3/5/18 - 6/1/18
7A & 7B2/26/18 - 6/1/18
8A & 8B2/19/18 - 6/1/18
9A - 10B1/22/18 - 6/1/18
Last Order Date 5/28/2018

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zones Iris
1AB-7A 8/15/18 - 10/28/18
7B-13B 8/22/18 - 10/28/18
Last Order Date 10/16/18

ZONES Bulbs from Holland
1AB-5AB 8/15/18 - 12/16/18
6AB-7AB 8/22/18 - 12/16/18
8AB-13AB 8/29/18 - 12/16/18
Last Order Date 12/12/2018

ZONES Bareroot Perennials
1AB-13B 9/6/18 - 12/16/18
Last Order Date 12/12/2018

Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.

To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.

Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.

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