Rows of white flowers dangle above the fern-like foliage, opening in April and continuing intermittently until October.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsEastern U.S. native. Self-sows.
CareGrow in fertile, well-drained, slightly alkaline soil in partial shade. Allow to self-sow.
PropagationSow seeds in a cold frame when ripe; divide in spring.
ProblemsSlugs and snails can attack new foliage. Powdery mildew, rust, fungal leaf spot, and verticillium wilt.
- Genus : Dicentra
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Characteristics : Attracts Hummingbirds, Showy Foliage
- Uses : Ground Covers, Shade
- Bloom Time : Late Spring, Spring
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Light : Partial Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : White