Lamprocapnos

Species and cultivars you need to learn for class:

 Lamprocapnos spectabilis aka Dicentra spectabilis

Common name:   Bleeding heart

Other cultivars and species: Several cultivars and some hybrids are available commercially. 

Family: Papaveraceae

Zone: 3-9.

Identifying characteristics: D. spectabilis  Highly dissected large green leaves and heart shaped flowers on a nodding spike. Blooms in the spring to early summer. Usually dormant by mid August.

Culture and use notes:  Use in woodland garden or border. 


USDA Plant profile Lamprocapnos spectabilis


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