Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit. (1993)
Common Name : bleeding heartFamily : PapaveraceaeType : Herbaceous PerennialHabit : Clump-formingSpread : 10-50 cmFlower colour : Deep Pink& Light PinkFlowering from : Aprilto JuneFoliage : DeciduousFoliage colour : GreenHardiness: Hardy in the severest European continental climates < -20°Sunlight : Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drained / Poorly-drainedSeason of interest : Spring - Summer
Former family: Fumariaceae and former species name: Dicentra spectabilis
A herbaceous perennial forming a mound of divided, mid-green foliage. Heart-shaped, rose-red and white flowers hang from arching stems.