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Dicentra spectablis

Lamprocapnos spectabilis | Bleeding Heart, Dutchman's Breeches, Lyre Flower

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit

Gracefully arching stems

Rose pink, heart shaped flowers

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Rose pink heart shaped flowers drip from the gracefully arching stems of this handsome perennial. The beautiful spring flowers of Dicentra spectabilis are held above finely cut, fern-like foliage with an elegance that is hard to match. A stunning addition to spring borders, cottage gardens and woodlands. Height: 120 cm (48"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 120cm (48in)
Spread Up to 45cm (18in)

Hardy Perennial

cottage gardenswoodland garden

sun or semi shadedappled shade


1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant (57545)
2 x 1 Litre Potted Plants (KB5943)
3 x 1 Litre Potted Plants (T77510P)

Dicentra prefers a neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Choose a position on any moist, rich, fertile soil in dappled or semi shade.
Water regularly until fully established. In spring, apply a mulch of chipped bark or well-rotted garden compost to the base of the plant. Dicentras have particularly fragile roots and are best left undisturbed if possible. However, overcrowded clumps may be divided in late autumn or early spring if necessary.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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