Telford, PennsylvaniaPerennials
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Dicentra 'Candy Hearts'
Common name  Bleeding Heart
Hardiness Zone   3 - 9
Sun   Full sun / part shade
Soil   medium moisture
Flower color   Rose
Bloom Time  April - May
Height  1 ft.

General Culture:
Easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soil in part shade to full shade. Prefers moist, humusy soils in part shade. Intolerant of wet soils in winter and dry soils in summer.
Noteworthy Characteristics:
Dark rose heart-shaped flowers hang from arching stems over robust blue-green foliage. Continuously re-blooms.
No serious insect or disease problems. Some susceptibility to aphid infestations. Good soil drainage is essential for plant survival.
Best for the shaded border or woodland garden. Prefers partial shade and well-drained, humus-rich soil.