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Western Bleeding Heart


This variety of bleeding heart is a beautiful perennial that is ideally suited to the woodland garden. It produces clumps of finely-divided, elegant green foliage, above which are clusters of delicate red flowers on short stems in summer.

Dicentra 'Luxuriant'

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Smooth

Leaf length : 12"

Leaf shape : Divided, fern-like

Leaf color : Mid to deep green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Heart-shaped

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Dormancy period

Average size maturity width : 1 1/2 ft.u000Du000A1 1/2 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -30 to -25 F( Z4a)

Sunset zone : 1-9, 14-24

Light exposure : Partial Shade

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes