The old-fashioned bleeding heart is a favorite perennial of the shady flower garden and was called the finest hardy plant of the 19th century. Here’s how to plant and grow bleeding heart flowers in your garden!
Even today, nothing surpasses its graceful, arching, 3-foot stems adorned with its flowers of dangling pink (or white) hearts in early spring. The plant is also known as lady’s locket, lady’s heart, and lyre flower.
|Botanical Name||Dicentra spp.|
|Flower Color||Pink, Red, White|
|Hardiness Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Special Features||Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies|