One of the better Dicentra hybrids to appear on the market in recent years.
average to moist
Soil & Site
rosy pink, pendent, heart shaped with two spurs on arching branches, borne an inflorescence called a raceme
finely cut blue/green foliage.
A small plant reaching 8-12" tall by equal spread.
Division in the early spring or fall.
Dicentra King of Hearts originated at the White Flower Farms (USA). It was the result of a cross between D. peregrina (a difficult to grow plant from Japan) and either D.formosa subsp. oregana and D. exima. First released in 1992.
Notes & Reference
#115-Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis and Their Relatives (Mark Tebbit, Magnus Liden, Henrik Zetterlund)