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Dicentra spectabilis Alba / Bleeding Heart

    Dicentra spectabilis Alba / Bleeding Heart


    Dicentra spectabilis Alba, commonly known as white bleeding heart, is a graceful and delicate perennial plant that produces elegant white heart-shaped flowers. This plant belongs to the family Papaveraceae and is native to Siberia, Japan, and China.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 60-80cm (24-32in)
    • Spread: 30-60cm (12-24in)
    • Flower color: White
    • Flowering period: Late spring to early summer
    • Foliage: Fern-like, blue-green leaves
    • Sunlight requirements: Partial shade to full shade
    • Soil requirements: Moist, well-draining, rich soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 2

    Dicentra spectabilis Alba is an excellent choice for woodland gardens, shady borders, and cottage gardens. It looks beautiful when planted alongside other shade-loving plants such as hostas, ferns, and astilbes.

    This plant is relatively easy to care for and is known for its exceptional hardiness and durability. It can tolerate a wide range of soil types and conditions, making it an ideal plant for beginners. It is also deer resistant and attracts pollinators to your garden.

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    Care Instructions:
    Dicentra spectabilis Alba prefers to grow in partial to full shade and moist, well-draining soil. Regular watering is necessary to maintain healthy growth. Deadheading spent flowers and cutting back foliage after blooming can promote repeat blooming.

    Final Thoughts:
    Dicentra spectabilis Alba is a beautiful and hardy perennial that adds grace and elegance to any garden. Its delicate white flowers and fern-like foliage provide a stunning contrast to other plants in the garden. It is a perfect choice for those looking for a low maintenance plant that requires minimal care.