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Dicentra eximia
Dicentra eximia
Common Name: Wild bleeding heart

A popular plant for the shade garden, Dicentra eximia is a tremendous performer. The leaves are deeply cut and fern like. The pink flowers are oblong heart shaped with an inner petal that drips from the outer petals, creating the appearance that the heart is bleeding. The flowers are smaller and longer than the old-fashioned bleeding heart, but in long branching inflorescences that encourage a more floriferous species.

Height: 8-12 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-8