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patsykorth
May 2, 2017 5:39 PM CST
Why did my red bleeding hearts turn white this spring....Three separate plants did this.....I want them back to the red. So what must i do.?
Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
May 2, 2017 8:04 PM CST
Welcome!

That's interesting. Are the leaves affected? Or just the flowers?

Can you post some photos? (We operate better with pictures)

Also, can you tell us where in the world these plants are located?

Has anything changed? They used to be shaded by a big tree...or...?
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Name: Celia
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Zencat
May 2, 2017 10:27 PM CST
Did it get extra hot this spring? That might make them fade if they're in too much sun.
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sooby
May 3, 2017 6:33 AM CST
Welcome!

Did they start off red this year, or were they red last year and white this year, or did those three maybe not flower previously? There is a white form of bleeding heart, so just verifying when these were last seen to be red.

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