Bleeding Heart (Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba') in the Bleeding Hearts Database

Botanical names:
Lamprocapnos spectabilis Accepted
Dicentra spectabilis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 27 to 39 inches (70-100 cm)
Plant Spread: 20 to 31 inches (50-80 cm)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Toxicity: Other: may cause skin irritation
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: The seeds need a period of freezing temperatures.
Depth to plant seed: 0.5 cm
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow in autumn or winter, or: Sow at 18-22 C for 4 weeks, move to minimum -4 C for 6 weeks, move to 5-12 C. for germination
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Divide after flowering

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Date: 2012-04-03
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Location: My Greenwood, MN gardenDate: 2017-05-01
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C. Date: 2016-05-032:16 pm. White hearts, bursting open.
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: May 7, 2009 9:24 AM
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Location: My GardensDate: April 18, 2010Very Close View
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: May 30, 2009 8:46 PM
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Date: 2015-04-01
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C. Date: 2016-05-032:16 pm. Elegant white blossoms, suspended in the air.
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Location: Gardnerville, NevadaDate: 2018-04-25
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Photo Courtesy of Garden Perennials. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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MrsBinWY On April 28, 2019 Seeds germinated
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MrsBinWY On July 14, 2018 Seeds sown
49 seeds from 2018G in milk jug on back patio to mimic the seasons (warm moist stratification, followed by cold moist stratification).
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