Dicentra x 'King of Hearts'
More About Dicentra x 'King of Hearts'
- Intense deep pink, heart-shaped flowers on leafless stems
- Lacy, silvery-blue foliage has a tidy, compact habit
- Bloom Time: Spring until fall
- Flower Height: 30 cm
- Foliage Height: 20 cm
A hybrid cross involving three parents: Dicentra eximia, Dicentra peregrina, Dicentra formosa.
Fern-leaved Bleedingheart Growing and Maintenance Tips
Thrives in a moist, fertile, humus, rich soil that is well-drained. Dicentra need protection from the hot, afternoon sun. Pinch back spent flowers to encourage a longer bloom time. If the soil dries out, it may push the plant into premature dormancy.
Dicentra x 'King of Hearts' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall