Dicentra Burning Hearts

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Dicentra 'Burning Hearts' photo courtesy of Paridon Horticultural

Fern-Leaved Bleeding Hearts

Dicentra 'Burning Heart' is a long blooming selection that produces striking, rose red heart-shaped flowers with a white edge. The compact foliage is blue grey and very finally textured. Blooming continues all season long if adequate moisture is provided.

  • Height: 25 - 30 cm (10 - 12 in)
  • Spread: 30 - 36 cm (12 - 14 in)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 3
  • Sun or Shade: partial sun to partial shade
  • Bloom Time: late spring to summer
  • Leaf Colour: silver grey
  • Bloom Colour: red
  • Critter Resistance: deer
  • Nature Attraction: hummingbirds

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Dicentra is a woodland plant that likes rich, organic soil that is moist but well drained. At planting time amend the soil with compost and apply a mulch to conserve moisture. It can be cut back in the late fall or the spring.

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