Japanese Bleeding Heart - Knowledgebase Question

Olathe, KS
Question by rlewis4797
June 29, 1999
What do I need to nurture a Japanese Bleeding Heart?


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Answer from NGA
June 29, 1999

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If this is what I think it is (Dicentra peregrina), then it likes a rich, slightly acidic (pH 5.5-7.0), woodland-like soil that is well-drained, and partial shade. Unlike other Dicentras, this one doesn't mind if the soil dries out between waterings -- in fact, it may prefer it once it becomes established. Protect spring foliage from late frosts. Enjoy!

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