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Bleeding Heart

Botanical name:Dicentra Formosa
Family: Fumariacceae
Plant type:Herbaceous perennial.
Plant Size: 45cm tall x 60cm wide
Depth and Spacing: Plant45 - 60cm apart with the crown just below soil level.
Soil: Moist. fertile, humus-rich soil, preferably neutral or slightly alkaline pH.
Aspect: Semi shade to full shade.
Climatic Tolerances: Cool to temperate.
Watering: Should be kept moist but not soggy throughout the growing period.
Fertilising: Complete fertiliser annually.
Flowering time: Flowers from spring through to autumn.
Comments: A full hardy plant although early growth may be prone to frost damage.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:32 AM
Keywords: Bleeding Heart, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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