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botanical name:
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bleeding Heart
synonyms:  Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba', Dicentra spectabilis f. alba
family:  Papaveraceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: light green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
White form of the true 'Bleeding Heart'. Ivory white locket-like flowers are produced along arching green stems above delicately shaped green leaves. More robust then the species.

cultivation:
Moist, fertile, humus-rich, preferably neutral to slightly alkaline soil, in part shade or sun if the soil does not dry out.

propagation:
By division or from root cuttings.

other notes:
RHS AGM.
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