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Valentine Dicentra

Fresh Take on Cherished Classic
  • Bold red, white-tipped flowers
  • Blooms in mid-spring to summer
  • Grows 24-30 in. tall
  • Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
  • Deer tend to avoid
  • SKU: 60819
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Valentine Dicentra

Dicentra, or bleeding hearts, are a mainstay perennial for the shade garden, and we love this new twist on an old favorite. The bold red, white-tipped, heart-shaped, 1-in. flowers on arching stems are sure to brighten the shade garden when they bloom in mid spring and summer. Valentine Dicentra grows 28-32 in. tall with a similar spread. The bushy clumps have attractive deep green leaves that have hints of purple when they emerge in the spring. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer tend to avoid. Ideal for borders, cut flowers and containers. Grows best in full to partial shade. Zones 3-9. PP22739
Product Details
  • FormUpright
  • LightPartial to full shade.
  • Height28-32 inches
  • Spread28-32 inches
  • Spacing28-32 inches
  • Zones3 - 9
  • FoliageBushy clumps of deep green leaves. Foliage provides a slight tinge of purple when it emerges in spring.
  • Flower FormOne inch, red, white-tipped blooms. Large, heart-shaped, pendant flowers bloom on arching stems.
  • BloomsMid spring to early summer.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, fertile, humus-rich, moist soil. Avoid heavy clay soil.
  • Growth RateFast, vigorous.
  • PruningRemove faded flowers regularly to promote lots of new buds to form. Cut stems back to 1-2 inches after first killing frost.
  • CommentsA fresh take on the old-fashioned bleeding heart, featuring red flowers. Grows quickly. Remains attractive after blooming finishes, until plant goes dormant in summer. If plants are well-watered during spring, dormancy may be delayed until later summer or early fall. Attracts hummingbirds and bees.
  • Botanical NameDicentra Spectabilis 'Hordival' PP22739
  • DepthPlant eyes slightly below soil level and space 20-36 inches apart. Add plenty of compost, humus, or peat moss at time of planting to aid in water retention.
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Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Perennials, Bulbs & Flowers
1A-4B 9/23 - 11/1
5A & 5B 9/23 - 11/1
6A & 6B 9/23 - 11/1
7A & 7B 9/23 - 11/1
8A & 8B 9/23 - 11/1
9A-10B 9/23 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

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