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  • Non-native

Bleeding Heart

(Dicentra Spectabilis)

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Note - there may be many different varieties or cultivars available of this plant and so the information here is generalised for this group. Some species may appear differently, flower at alternative times of year and may require different growing conditions.

Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
    Herbaceous Perennial
  • Sun/Shade
    Partial Shade
  • Months of Flowering
    April, May, June
  • Flower Colours
    Pink, White
  • Petals
    Irregular
  • Arrangement
    Single, Several
  • Exposure
    Sheltered
  • Aspect
    North, East, West
  • Soil Type
    Clay, Loam, Chalk
  • Soil Moisture
    Moist But Well-drained, Poorly-drained
  • Soil pH
    Alkaline, Neutral

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