dicentra

Bleeding Heart

Botanical Name: Dicentra Dicentra ‘Old Fashioned’ Bleeding hearts are very popular garden perennials. Their name comes from the unique shape of their dangling blooms. Two common varieties of Bleeding Heart are: Dicentra eximia, which blooms in early summer until first frost and has blue-green fern-like foliage, and Dicentra spectabilis, which blooms in late spring or early summer and then dies back. » Type: Perennial » Zone: 3 to 9 depending