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Gold Heart Bleeding Heart

Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart' COPF

Brilliant, deeply cut gold foliage with rich pink flowers that shine in a shady garden.

A really colourful selection of the Old-fashioned Bleedingheart, discovered in England. This features the usual chains of pink and white locket flowers, but on a plant with stunning bright yellow foliage! As a shade-garden perennial this has great potential, combined with blue-leaved or variegated Hostas, Solomon?s Seal and ferns of every description. Protection from direct hot sun is recommended. Will go completely dormant by late summer. Registered with COPF.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms late spring to early summer

Mature Height:

24-36 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-8 Find your zone

Exposure:

Partial Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Begin at 48-55° F to promote new root growth. Keep evenly moist and provide 50% shade. Once plants are actively growing, feed at 100-150 ppm N with each watering. Plants generally finish in 6-8 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining organically rich potting soil. Handle carefully, keep eyes slightly below the soil surface and spread roots downward in the pot. Once planted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in well-drained soil in morning sun or partial shade.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.