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Bleeding Heart

Dicentra spp.
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available from fall to early spring. Call store for exact availability. 

Herbaceous perennial has stems with rows of red, pink or white, heart-shaped flowers suspended above foliage in late spring. Plant in shady borders or in containers. 

Plant with Sweet Potato Vine


  • Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 4a
  • Growth Habit: Mounding
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deciduous, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant 

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in enriched soil with good drainage. Cut back foliage when plant begins to yellow and wither away. Fertilize in spring when foliage emerges. 



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