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Dicentra spectablis 'Valentine' (Large Plant)

Lamprocapnos spectabilis, Bleeding Heart, Dutchman's Breeches, Lyre Flower

Hardy Perennial

Scarlet, heart-shaped blooms drip from complementary, arching red stems of this outstanding variety. Commonly known as Bleeding Heart, Dicentra 'Valentine' will be the star of your spring border, right from the moment the plum-coloured, shoots push through the soil in spring. The delicate ferny foliage matures to a glorious, dark grey-green - the perfect backdrop for its elegant blooms. This beautiful hardy perennial thrives in damp borders and woodland gardens, but looks equally spectacular spilling over the edges of a shady patio container. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24").


Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
April, May
sun or semi shade, dappled shade
    • 1 x 3 litre potted dicentra plant

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £12.99
    • 2 x 3 litre potted dicentra plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2017
    • £19.99
Grow dicentra plants in well drained, reliably moist, fertile ground in partial or dappled-shade. Dicentra prefers a humus-rich, neutral or alkaline soil. Improve soil conditions by adding plenty of well-rotted manure or garden compost prior to planting.
In spring, apply a mulch of chipped bark or well-rotted garden compost to the base of the plant to help retain moisture in the soil during the growing season. Dicentras have particularly fragile roots and are best left undisturbed if possible. However, overcrowded clumps may be divided in late autumn or early spring if necessary.

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