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Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 565261



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Papaverales
Family: Fumariaceae
Genus: Lamprocapnos
Species: Lamprocapnos spectabilis
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Juglone Tolerant
  • Ornamental
  • Perennial
  • Poisonous
  • Shrub
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 3b (to -30 F / -34 C)
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Flowering Start edit
  • May
Flowering End edit
  • June
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
Leaf Shape edit
  • Lobed
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Coastal Garden
  • Cottage Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Moist
Soil pH edit
  • 6.0 - 6.4 (Slightly acidic)
  • 6.5 - 6.9 (Very slightly acidic)
  • 7.0 (Neutral)
  • 7.1 - 7.5 (Very slightly alkaline)
Bloom Colour edit
  • Pink
  • White
Wildlife Value edit
  • Hummingbirds
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Division
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
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Contributors For This Plant
Droopy (10087)
Pianolady (652)
Netty (13558)
gardenplansireland (195)
  misuysig (183)
  Cayuga Morning (1356)
cherylad (2487)
  rebecca49_79 (3)
Tammyd (1215)
toni (36069)
  greyhound2886 (262)


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  Cayuga Morning (1356) wrote on Jun 27 2011
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I love bleeding heart. Very easy to grow in New England. Mounding habit, not invasive. Even looks good in a flower vase.

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Other names for this plant:
Dicentra spectabilis



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