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Dicentra canadensis
Common Name: Bleeding Heart Family: Fumariaceae (The Fumitory Family)

Dicentra canadensis
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An exquisite little woodlander, with attractive, blue-grey ferny foliage and pink tinged white flowers like a tiny Bleeding Heart; Squirrel Corn bulbs are naturally tiny like kernels of corn, but it can form wide colonies over time.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Woods and deep shady valleys.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPink 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Loves Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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