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Dicentra formosa 'Langtrees'
Common Name: Bleeding Heart Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)

Dicentra formosa 'Langtrees'
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A beautiful foliage shade plant that will colonize when happy and provide a carpet of ferny blue foliage and large white flowers in spring. Try it with black mondo grass and Ruta graveolens 'Curly Girl'.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Garden Origin

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colourblue grey foliage 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeYes    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Ruta graveolens "'Curly Girl'"
Ophiopogon planiscapus "'Nigrescens'"

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