Old-fashioned White Bleeding Heart - Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'

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Popular old fashioned garden perennial favorite with arching sprays of white heart shaped flowers. Bushy mounding habit with powdery blue foliage. Blooms late spring to early summer. A good cut flower. Classic addition to perennial borders. May go dormant in summer heat.

Water Needs: 
High
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Wet Areas
Garden Styles: 
Edible
Modern
Light Needs: 
Partial Sun/Shade
Plant Types: 
Height: 
24-36"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Deer Resistant
Dwarf Plant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in the spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Trim after blooming to promote vigorous new foliage. Could go into dormancy with the summer heat.

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