Go Back Bleeding Heart Valentine Red

Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine'
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Plant Type: Hostas

An unusual selection of the Old-fashioned Bleeding Heart. This features arching spikes of cherry-red blooms with white tips held on dark burgundy stems. Foliage matures to an attractive powdery grey-green. Protection from direct hot sun is recommended. In warm regions plants may die back and become dormant by late summer.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Flower Color

Red

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

18-24

Good Companions

Hosta, Brunnera, Ferns, Ornamental Grass, Columbine, Astilbe

Plant Height

24-30

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-9

Soil Moisture

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Border plants, Cut flower or foliage, Mass Planting, Specimen or focal point, Easy to grow

Bloom Time

Early to late spring

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full shade to part shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests