Dicentra spectabalis

Bleeding Heart

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Old fashioned bleeding heart
  • Bushy clumps of green foliage
  • Puffy heart shaped pink blossoms with white tips
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Shade
Full Shade
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers rich, loose soil that is evenly moist but also well-drained. Plant will not grow well in clay soil.

Height: 30-36 in
Spacing: 30-36 in
Price Level 1: $13.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Pink, White
Zone: 3-9
Price Level 2: 4 for $50~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Focal Point
  • Container
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Groundhog Resistant


  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade


  • Upright
  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained