Bacchanal Dwarf Fernleaf Bleeding Heart - Dicentra formosa 'Bacchanal'

A mounding perennial with lacy gray-green leaves and raspberry red buds develop into arching sprays of dark purplish-red bell-shaped clustered flowers in late spring and summer. Great for edging the woodland border, mass planting or in Container. A good cut flower. Prefers part shade.

Water Needs: 
High
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Wet Areas
Garden Styles: 
Edible
Modern
Light Needs: 
Partial Sun/Shade
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Red
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Deer Resistant
Dwarf Plant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in the spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Trim after blooming to promote vigorous new foliage. Could go into dormancy with the summer heat.

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