Dicentra formosa Luxuriant, commonly known as Luxuriant bleeding heart, is a beautiful perennial plant that belongs to the Fumariaceae family. This plant produces delicate fern-like foliage and stunning pink flowers that hang gracefully from arching stems, creating an eye-catching display in any garden.Product Characteristics:
• Height: 30-60 cm (12-24 in)
• Spread: 30-60 cm (12-24 in)
• Flower color: Pink
• Flowering period: Late spring to early summer
• Foliage: Soft green, fern-like
• Sunlight requirements: Partial shade to full shade
• Soil requirements: Well-draining, moist soil
• Hardiness Zone: 3Uses:
Dicentra formosa Luxuriant is an excellent choice for woodland gardens, shaded borders, and rock gardens. It can also be grown in containers or as a ground cover.Benefits:
This plant is very low maintenance and has excellent tolerance to heat and humidity. It is also deer and rabbit resistant and attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies.Companion Plants:
Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade': The chartreuse foliage of this coral bells will pair nicely with the pink flowers of the bleeding heart.
Hosta 'Blue Angel': The large blue-green leaves of this hosta will provide a nice backdrop for the bleeding heart.
Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar': The creamy yellow flowers of this iris will complement the pink flowers of the bleeding heart.
Dicentra formosa Luxuriant prefers partial to full shade and well-draining soil that is consistently moist. Water regularly and avoid letting the soil dry out completely. Prune the plant after flowering to encourage new growth and maintain a tidy appearance.Final Thoughts:
Dicentra formosa Luxuriant is a charming addition to any garden. Its delicate foliage and elegant pink flowers create a romantic and serene atmosphere. Its low maintenance requirements and shade tolerance make it an ideal plant for beginners or those with limited gardening space.