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Dicentra ‘King of Hearts’

For sale by Chelston Nurseries

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Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£5.99

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Plant Finder: about Dicentra ‘King of Hearts’

Common names

Bleeding heart

Description

Dicentra ‘King of Hearts’ (Bleeding heart). In this genus there are around 20 species of annuals and perennials which are native to Asia and North America. It will produce sprays of pendant flowers in either red, pink, white, purple or yellow and they will bloom from mid-spring into the early summer. The leaves are silver grey, and are feather-like.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will grow well in semi-shade with humus-rich, moist but well drained soil.

Interest and use

Grown for their elegant sprays of pendant flowers.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Dicentra ‘King of Hearts’ | Wellington, Somerset, TA21 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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