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Wild Bleeding Heart

Dicentra eximia

Also known as

Fringed Bleeding Heart, Turkey corn, Stagger weed

Dicentra eximia by dsmorris (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

65cm

Max

50cm

20cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Wild Bleeding Heart Overview

This is an upright arching clumped deciduous perennial from the United States. It will produce grey blue finely cut, foliage with profuse red, pink, purple flowers on arching stems. It will grow well in a shaded environment, but will tolerate full sun if it has ample water.

Common problems with Wild Bleeding Heart

How to propagate Wild Bleeding Heart

Division

You can propagate by division when dormant in late winter.

Seed

Propagate by species by seed in autumn.

Other uses of Wild Bleeding Heart

Shade, rock garden, border, wildflower, cutting bed, ground cover, under shrubs Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.