All types have classic heart-shaped flowers, divide dwarf varieties every 3 years. Plant will often go dormant through the heat of the summer.
The various selections of Fern-leaf Bleeding Heart are valued for their compact habit and long season of bloom. This variety forms a vigorous clump of powdery grey-green leaves, topped by clusters of delicate, dangling heart shaped flowers in a bright rose-red shade. Excellent for edging, and very useful for mixed containers and tubs. May be divided in fall or early spring. Removing faded flowers will promote lots of new buds to form.
King of Hearts Zone 4 Dark rose flowers combine with luscious ferny blue foliage. Will flower intermittently throughout the summer. Deep rose Blue-green May-Sept. 12” high 12” spread
Spectabilis ‘Valentine’ Heart-shaped red flowers hung from arching stems, overlooking a vigorous growth of deeply dark grey-green lobed foloiage Red/White Green April-June 30” high 24” spread
Spectabilis Pink (Old Fashion) Dangling bright-pink locket flowers are held on arching stems. Pink/white Green April-June 36” high 24” spread
Gold Heart Bleeding HeartDicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart' PPAF, CPBR0974 Popular clump-forming perennial grown for its beautiful arching stems of heart-shaped pink flowers and unique bright golden foliage. Blooms from late spring to early summer. Excellent choice in mixed borders, woodland setting or en masse. Propagation prohibited.
Old-Fashioned Bleeding Heart Dicentra spectabilis Popular clump-forming perennial grown for its beautiful arching stems of heart-shaped pink flowers. The flowers appear from late spring to early summer. Goes dormant in midsummer. Excellent choice in mixed beds and borders, woodland settings.