Old-fashioned bleeding hearts (Dicentra spectabilis
) is one of the most popular ephemerals.
is one my top spring plants and deserves a pot all of its own to admire its arching stems dripping with heart-shaped pink flowers.
deserves a pot of its own to admire its arching stems dripping with heart-shaped pink flowers.
Berberis thunbergii, Chelidonium majus, Corydalis cava, Dicentra spectabilis
, Fumaria officinalis, Glaucium flavum, Macleaya cordata, Mahonia aquifolium, and Meconopsis cambrica were collected in June 2012 in the Botanical Gardens of Maria-Curie Sklodowska University in Lublin, Poland.
- otherwise known as bleeding heart - is a stunning herbaceous perennial that brings glory to any border.
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.
Beuys made another multiple in 1975, combining a color print depicting Cosmas & Damian transplanting the leg, with a sprig of Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis
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.
Iris, euphorbia, trollius, bleeding hearts (Dicentra spectabilis
), and a few varieties of lamium are next to bloom as the lilies are stretching up, readying themselves for their moment in the spotlight.