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White Bleeding Heart

Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'

Also known as

Bleeding Heart 'Alba'

Lamprocapnos spectabilis (3511522127) by Serge Melki (CC BY 2.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    White Bleeding Heart Overview

    Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba' is a low maintenance plant that forms a mound of foliage and arching stems bearing heart-shaped flowers in spring and early summer. The species was Lamprocapnos spectabilis reclassified in the 1990's from Dicentra to Lamprocapnos, but it is still widely referred to by this historic genus name, Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'. This cultivar produces attractive heart-shaped white flowers, it is commonly known as White Bleeding Heart.