Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba' is the pure white form of the classic bleeding heart.
This is the pure white form of the classic bleeding heart. The flowers of Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba' 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.
Common Name: Bleeding Heart
Family: Papaveraceae (The Poppy Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Woods and deep shady valleys.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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