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Seeds are borne in a plump, pointed pod. The key to prolonging the bloom and vigor of Bleeding Heart is to give it partial shade, ample moisture, and good drainage, and to deadhead it regularly. These showy pink flowers with white tips grow up to 24 inches tall and have unusual foliage colors. This species is tolerant of hot, humid summer regions. Copyright © 2000 - 2021 Valleybrook International Ventures Inc. Fringed Bleedingheart is native in the Eastern USA. DETAILED PLANT DESCRIPTION The leaves are deeply cut, grey green and fern like. Some are hybrids with Dicentra peregrina and Dicentra formosa. They ripen to black while the pod is still green. This selection has a low habit, with attractive ferny light- green foliage. This selection has a low habit, with attractive ferny light- green foliage. Dicentra eximia. From May until into August, many, small, pink, heart-shaped … (Papaveraceae) eximia Torr. Species. It soon became one of the most popular garden plants. It has wider, more rounded flowers with shorter wings on the outer petals (see the photo below). Hardiness zone 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b. The longer-blooming, shorter forms boast attractive green to blue-green foliage that is lovely in the garden from spring to fall. This entry was posted in Plant collector and tagged Dicentra eximia alba, ground cover plants, Mark and Abbie Jury, plants for semi shade, Taranaki gardens, Tikorangi: The Jury garden on 28 December 2012 by Abbie Jury. Family Papaveraceae . They are clustered on a spike arched over blue-green feathery foliage. One of the most spectacular and popular species, Dicentra spectabilis (Common or Old-Fashioned Bleeding Heart) also known as Lamprocapnos spectabilis, grows in 2-3 ft. tall clumps (60-90 cm), and can make substantial specimens with gracefully arching stems studded with lockets of flowers, whose hearts are no doubt bleeding, in shade of pink, white or red. The pink flowers are oblong heart shaped with an inner petal that drips from the outer … Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba': A long-time gardeners' favorite with pure white flowers Lamprocapnos spectabilis ' Gold Heart': Pink flowers and yellow-gold foliage Dicentra eximia, fringed-leaf bleeding heart : American native with delicate ferny foliage that will repeat-bloom throughout summer The flowers are pendent and hang off arching stems in spring. The variety also has a resemblance to Dicentra eximia `Alba` but is much more vigorous and robust. They are rabbit- and deer-resistant and work great if placed in pots that are three gallons or more in size. Plants form clumps about 1 foot in height and spread. Dicentra eximia wild bleeding heart or turkey corn. There are several cultivars of Dicentra eximia. The four petals are connected at the base. DICENTRA EXIMIA SEEDS (Wild Bleeding Heart, Finged Bleeding Heart, Turkey Corn, Spring Morning) - Plant World Seeds. Dicentra eximia Alba aka White Bleeding Heart. Rows of white flowers dangle above the fern-like foliage, opening in April and continuing intermittently until October. Grows in Part Sun to Shade. Heat tolerant if planted in rich, moist soil in shade, Dicentra eximia is an excellent choice for southern gardens. Flower shape: Dicentra 'Luxuriant' (a Dicentra formosa hybrid) compared with Dicentra eximia, The flower's structure: four petals, two stamens, and a stigma, Fringed bleeding-heart is native to the Appalachians from southwestern Pennsylvania south to Tennessee and North Carolina. Scientific Name: Dicentra Bernh. Related Plants 'Alba' 'Aurora' 'Boothman Variety' 'Dolly Sods' 'Snowdrift' Nursery Availability The pistil is enclosed within the inner petals, and the two stamens are on either side. The form 'Alba' has white blooms. Grows up to 12-18 in. This dicentra was first introduced in 1816, then disappeared from cultivation but was reintroduced by plant collector Robert Fortune in 1846. Dicentra 'King of Hearts'. 1 is a view of Dicentra `Snowflakes` in a container, emphasizing the finely divided foliage and the profuse blooming habit. Dicentra eximia (wild or fringed bleeding-heart, turkey-corn) is a flowering plant with fernlike leaves and oddly shaped flowers native to the Appalachian Mountains. Pacific bleeding-heart (Dicentra formosa) is frequently confused with and sold as Dicentra eximia. Some are hybrids with Dicentra peregrina and Dicentra formosa. 2 is a view of the plant growing a border setting. The pretty flowers begin to bloom from April to June and contrast well against the dense fern-like foliage. see more; Synonyms Dicentra eximia. So we replaced it with the visually identical, naturally occuring D. eximia variant alba which is as vigorously species-hardy as the regular Pink Eastern Bleeding Heart. Dicentra eximia. Leaves are finely divided and gray-green, growing from the base of the plant. White locket-shaped flowers are held on arching stems just above the leaves from mid spring through early summer. A lovely deciduous perennial with fernlike leaves and oddly shaped flowers which is native to the Appalachian Mountains of USA. tall (30-37 cm) and 12-18 in. We use it as a ground cover in semi shaded conditions. It has a clump-like growth with slightly overhanging panicles. Dicentra (Greek dís "twice", kéntron "spur"), known as bleeding-hearts, is a genus of eight species of herbaceous plants with oddly shaped flowers and finely divided … Dicentra eximia ‘Alba’. Genus Dicentra can be rhizomatous or tuberous perennials with attractively divided leaves and pendent, heart-shaped flowers, usually in arching panicles or racemes . Popular Varieties of Dicentra. A popular and graceful variety of Dicentra, 'Alba' produces snowy white heart-shaped bell flowers. More useful information about Bleeding heart - Dicentra Whether in a natural garden or as a permanent graveyard plant, the dwarf varieties (Dicentra eximia, Dicentra formosa) score with their fern-like leaves, delicate flowers in white or pink tones on long stems and their wild perennial character. DICENTRA spectabilis 'Alba' > Commonly known as: Bleeding heart, Dutchman's breeches, Ladies locket, Lady in the bath, Lyre flower. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS. Dicentra spectabilis var. There are two tiny, triangular, pink sepals above the petals. The leaves are deeply cut, grey green and fern like. If you prefer to have this flower in white, it is called Dicentra Eximia Alba. HT: 15" Dicentra spectabilis. A truly rare and beautiful plant from the south-eastern states of the USA, this gem pushes up a mass of greyish-green, fern-like foliage, above which, in May and also in September, sprays of dark pink, pendent, heart-shaped flowers open on graceful, drooping stems. FIG. The leaves are deeply cut and fern like. ~ eximia Fringed Bleeding Heart A popular plant for the shade garden, ~ eximia is a tremendous performer. A reliable performer, Dicentra eximia resembles the showier Asian Bleeding Heart (D. spectabilis), which is often cultivated in eastern gardens and usually goes dormant by mid-summer. FIG. The two outer petals are pouched at the base and bent back at the tips. Pure white form of the Bleeding heart Click to view more details > Multibuy. An excellent plant for woodland gardens and shady, moist borders. Dicentra eximia 'Snowdrift' (Alba) Apple green ferny foliage from a spreading rootstock and Multi-flowered nodding panicles of pure white hanging lockets 'Alba' has the smallest heart-shaped flowers of any of our several species & cultivars of bleedinghearts, including the pink D. eximia, but produces its small enlongated hearts in such numbers that it is nevertheless quite showy. Gold Heart. Wild or Fringed bleeding-heart, Turkey-corn. 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