During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
Dicentra - Bleeding Heart -Luxuriant
Botanical Name: Dicentra formosa
Description: Bleeding Heart has been a garden favorite for centuries. This is an improved variety. Unlike your grandmotherís Bleeding Heart, which bloomed just once late spring, Luxuriant continues to bloom through the summer. It is also not as tender as the traditional Bleeding Heart. Its fern-like foliage is attractive on its own, and the heart-shaped pink flowers hanging from gracefully arching stems are delightful. It grows 12 to 18Ē tall. Give it a shady spot in the garden and it will give your garden a touch of old-fashioned charm. We ship #1 grade root divisions that will grow quickly into full, beautiful plants.
Bloom Time: Early Summer and Late Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Sun Requirements: Full to Partial Shade
Type/Size: 4-10'' bare root
Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8