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Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'
Common Name: Bleeding Heart Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)

Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'
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Notes:
This is the pure white form of the classic bleeding heart. The flowers hang delicately from the arching stems which emerge out of the ground in spring with the flowers already forming. May go dormant in summer if soils are dry.

Awards:
AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
North Central and Eastern Asia
Native Habitat:
Woods and deep shady valleys.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring - Summer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Loves Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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