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Botanical name: Dicentra macrantha
Other names: Yellow bleeding heart
Species: D. macrantha - D. macrantha is a spreading perennial with toothed, pale to yellow-green leaves borne on yellow-green stalks and narrow, creamy-yellow flowers in late spring.
Dicentra macrantha is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-yellow in Spring
Foliage: Yellow-green, Pale-yellow in Spring; Yellow-green, Pale-yellow in Summer; Yellow-green, Pale-yellow in Autumn
Habit: Arching, Branching, Spreading
Toxicity: All parts cause severe discomfort if eaten.
Specific pests: Slugs
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Pruning: Cut back to the base in late autumn.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Dicentra macrantha (Yellow bleeding heart) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Underplanting, Wildflower, Woodland
Cultivation: Plant in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil in a partially shaded, sheltered site protected from cold, drying winds and late frosts.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)
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