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‘White Gold’ bleeding heart

Lamprocapnos spectabilis ‘White gold’

If this plant doesn’t brighten up your shade, you’re doing something wrong. The golden leaves beautifully highlight the bright white flowers in spring. Vigorous growth means this perennial should bulkup quickly in its first season.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsWith brilliant-white, heart-shaped flowers from golden leaves, this Dicentra is fresh and will brighten any shade garden.

CareThis plant likes moisture, allow to dry slightly between watering, but don't let get bone dry when young in the greenhouse. In the garden, if you let it dry out too much it will go summer dormant early.

PropagationCan be divided in spring every 3-4 years.  Ragged or yellowed foliage can be cut back to 4".

  • Genus : Dicentra
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Flower Color : Green, White
  • Foliage Color : Green
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium to Wet
  • Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Uses : Shade
  • Bloom Time : Spring
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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