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Bleeding Heart

Beautiful, long-blooming, pinkish-red flowers attract hummingbirds. Striking against dark backgrounds, at garden's edge or along walkways. Combine with hostas, ferns or wild ginger for a stunning effect. Excellent cut flower. Remove faded flowers to increase rebloom.

Companion Plants

False Spirea



Plant Details

  • Common name

    Bleeding Heart

  • Botanical name

    Dicentra hybrid

  • Variety

    Red Fountain

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 3 (-40°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light

    Part sun

  • Height

    12" (31 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    In spring

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Remove spent blooms