Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

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Fringed Bleedingheart

Fringed Bleedingheart

Dicentra eximia

Part sun to light shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, rich humusy soil, moderately acid pH.  12-18 inches height; blooms spring to mid-summer; rose pink to purplish red flowers; self-sows in a favorable environment and colonizes slowly by rhizomes.

Germination Code:  C(30)

Native Region:  Blue Ridge Province

Nodding heart-shaped flowers on fern-like foliage.  Easy to grow. Intolerant of wet soils in winter and dry soils in summer.

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blooms spring to mid-summer, rose pink to purplish red flowers

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