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Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

May-June

Pack sizes

1 Bare Root, 3 Bare Roots

Dicentra Spectabilis Alba

£3.50£9.50

Description

Dicentra Spectabilis Alba.   Full sun or partial shade is needed with moist but humus rich, well drained soil.     Also known as bleeding hearts for their distinct flowers drooping from slender stems above fern like foliage.     Once finished flowering the foliage will start to die back so best to grow amongst other summer flowers plants.

Top size bare root supplied.

Additional information

Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

May-June

Pack sizes

1 Bare Root, 3 Bare Roots

Planting Guide

Plant:  March-April with 2 cm of soil of top of the crown.   Spacing 1 to 2 ft.     Flowers May-June.     Height 60-100cm.

Hardy. Perennial.    Partial shade with well-drained soil is needed.   Dig a hole around 1 ft deep; create a cone of soil in the middle,  place the crown of the root on top of the cone, spreading the roots over the cone and backfill.     You need 2 cm of soil on top of the  crown,  add 4 cm of mulch and water thoroughly.

Propagation:   Divide overcrowded clumps every 3 to 4 years.

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