Pacific Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa subsp. formosa) in the Bleeding Hearts Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Other
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Other: The plant can be ephemeral and disappear when the weather warms. It regrows in fall or the following spring.
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Will Naturalize
Toxicity: Other: may cause skin irritation
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: The seeds need a period of freezing temperatures.
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: To start seeds indoors, place in pot. Put the pot in a plastic bag and place in the freezer for 6-8 weeks. Remove the pot after that time and allow to germinate and grow in regular seedling conditions.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Divide after flowering

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