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A picture of a Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine'

Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine'

Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine'

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.4m

Max

60cm

60cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine'
A photo of Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine'

Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine' Overview

A striking Dicentra with dark burgundy arching stems, from which hang elegant cherry-red, heart-shaped blooms with white tips. Blooms late spring to early summer. Delicate ferny grey-green foliage.

Common problems with Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine'

How to propagate Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine'

Division

You can propagate by division when dormant in late winter.

Other uses of Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine'

Rock garden, border, wall or trellis, ground cover. Spring/Summer interest.