One of the oldest plants still in cultivation.
As pretty as they are useful, it's easy to see why generations of gardeners have grown Old-Fashioned Bleeding Heart. This shade perennial forms bushy clumps of powdery-green foliage. What really makes them special, though, are the long, arching sprays that drip with dozens of pink, puffy, heart-shaped flowers with dainty white tears. They bloom from late spring until early summer and attract butterflies. Old-Fashioned Bleeding Hearts are often planted with spring-blooming flower bulbs because they draw attention away from spent bulb foliage. These easy-to-grow plants look lovely in woodland gardens, edging pathways, planted as ground cover or in containers. Deer tend to find them unappetizing.This woodland native has been a favourite for generations. Long, arching sprays drip with puffy, heart-shaped, pink flowers with dainty, white tears. The compelling flowers and attractive, fernlike foliage appear in late spring, drawing attention away from spent bulb foliage in the landscape.Dicentra spectabilis
Attracted by Bees