Dicentra – Ivory Hearts Fern Leaf Bleeding Heart
Ivory Hearts Fernleaf Bleeding Heart, Dicentra, makes a elegant addition to the woodland or shade garden. Clusters of small white buds open to reveal puffy, pure white, heart-shaped blossoms which dance charmingly above the ferny, grey-blue foliage. Foliage does not go summer dormant if given adequate moisture. This selection is ever blooming, flowering most freely in spring and continuing throughout the summer and into fall. This heat tolerant perennial thrives in moist woodland soils.
Use Ivory Hearts Bleeding Heart in woodland, cottage and shady perennial borders. It makes a delicate garden edge and looks beautiful in pots. You’ll want a pot of Ivory Heart up on a table so you can see up close its intricate, beautiful details. Can even be used as an indoor, flowering houseplant.
Plant in shade to part shade in soil that has been amended with organic matter. Does not like overly dry soils.