Dicentra Spectabilis White  (Bleading Heart, Lyre Flower)

Dicentra Spectabilis White Seeds (Bleading Heart Seeds, Lyre Flower Seeds)

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Adapts easily to different types of climates and is easy to cultivate.

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Dicentra spectabilis, the White Bleeding Heart or Lyre flower, is native of Northern Asia. This handsome shrub can reach up to 1, 20 meters high and just as much in width. It adapts easily to different types of climates and is easy to cultivate. Blooming happens around the month of April or May and can last from 15 to 30 days. This kind of Dicentra has white flowers. The flowers are absolutely unique. They are shaped like hearts and grow on long stems all around the plant. The foliage is semi-persistent and fern-like. The colour of the leaves is green and sometimes green-yellowish. All parts of this plant are toxic. Hardiness zones 4-9 (-32ºC/-25ºF, -5ºC/25ºF) in winter. Dicentras are very rustic plants and resist to frost and great periods of intense cold. Young plants can be more fragile and less resistant to frost. Ideal for a tempered climate. The plant is ideal for decorative gardens or as an interior plant. It prefers mid-shade and a humid soil, but can accommodate to very various conditions. It just needs to be protected from the wind. Light and humidity are the key factors.
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Common name Bleading Heart
Family No
Genus No
Species Dicentra spectabilis
Cultivar White
Therapeutic uses No
Germination Use a mix of humus, garden soil and sand. Plant your seeds at a depth of ¼ inches. The soil must be well-drained and kept humid. Place your plant in a shady spot. Use a fertilizer once or twice a month during growth. Germination will happen within 2 months, but it could be more. Don’t get discouraged.



Scarification / Stratification No

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