- otherwise known as bleeding heart - is a stunning herbaceous perennial that brings glory to any border.
Q I bought a plant of Dicentra spectabilis
last year and this spring it grew rapidly to 3ft high and rather more across.
Otherwise known as dicentra spectabilis
, this British favourite originates from China and will thrive in both sunny and shady locations in almost any soil type.
THESE elegant perennials with fern-like leaves and heart-shaped blooms on arching stems are extremely easy to grow and flower early, peaking in May.
6 The real essence of summer for me is the emergence of Dicentra spectabilis
and its elegant arching form dripping with pink and white "bleeding hearts" contrasts well with the other plants.
Pretty in pink: Dicentra spectabilis
(BLEEDING HEART) These pretty, delicate-looking cottage garden perennials grow to around 1m (3ft) and produce beautiful pink and white heartshaped flowers which last for six to eight weeks in late spring.
P Bleeding heart Dicentra spectabilis
P Green- Lamb's ears Stachys byzantina P gray foliage Dusty Miller Senecio cineraria A Artemesia, wormwood Artemesia schmidtiana P TABLE 16-9 Flower Heights of Selected Annuals HEIGHT COMMON NAME SPECIES Short ([greater Ageratum Ageratum than or equal to] 6 in.
Por otra parte, Vega y Prehn (2005) en Quillay y Lee y Lee (2003) en Dicentra spectabilis
al suplementar el medio de cultivo con 6-BAP hallaron un incremento en la diferenciacion de los embriones somaticos, demostrando el efecto de las citoquininas.
Also known as Lady in the Bath, Dicentra spectabilis
, left, is in full flower before the meadow grass can encompass it.
Grow more plants that slugs dislike, such as achillea, aquilegia, aster, geum, verbascum, Dicentra spectabilis
, geranium, digitalis, euphorbia, nepeta, ornamental grasses and sedges.
Other good choices include a white lilac, Syringa vulgaris Alba and a white Dicentra spectabilis
Alba, which has heart-shaped flowers, while the ferny leaves look wonderful under trees or around shrubs.