a/k/a Bleeding Heart
Zones 3 to 9;
Part shade to full shade.
Mature size 30 to 36 inch height, spreads 30 to 36 inches.
Large, bushy clumps of powdery-green foliage comprised of cut or lobed leaves on fleshy stems. In late spring, chains of puffy heart-shaped flowers with rose-pink petals and white tips dangle beneath the arching, leafless stems. Fresh bouquets will last about 2 weeks in a vase. In cooler climates with adequate moisture, the bloom time may be extended into early summer.
After flowering, Old-Fashioned Bleeding Hearts usually go dormant until the following spring. However, if plants are kept well-watered during the spring, dormancy may be delayed until late summer or early fall.
Mature field grown plant shipped bare root.