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Scientific name: Dicentra formosa    di-sen-tra for-mo-sa

Common name: Pacific Bleeding Heart

Design Characteristics

Height  6-8"
Spread  12-18"
Form  upright-spreading
Texture  fine
Flower color
& shape
 pink with white
 tear drop
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  April-June

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 partial shade
Soil
requirement
 moist, woodsy
Propagation
method
 3-4”rooted cutting in summer
 division in fall
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  wooded, semi-shaded areas
Comments  Leaves are more
 deeply divided than
 D. spectabilis