Description: Bleeding heart has attractive mounded foliage with arching stems of delicate, heart-shaped flowers in spring. It thrives in moist woodland gardens along with ferns and other shade-lovers. Bleeding heart grows best in cool, moist conditions. Flower colors include yellow, pink, red, and white.
Hardy: Zone 3
Bloom Time: Spring (may re-bloom in cooler areas)
Height: 6'' - 2' (depending on varieties)
Spacing: 18'' - 24''
Sun Needs: Shade to part shade
Water Needs: Medium
Outstanding Features: Beautiful heart shaped flowers
Uses: Pretty in the garden, to fill an area
Tips: After the first killing frost, cut stems back to an inch or two above soil line.
Seed Collecting: Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed. Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds.