Good specimen plant for the shaded garden. Graceful fern like foliage on a mound shaped plant. Dramatic flowers in late spring, early summer. Unique heart-shaped flowers.
Does best in a shade to part shade site in soils that are high inorganic mater and remain moist but well drained.
'Alba' 2-3 feet tall white flowers
'Goldheart' 2-3 feet tall pink flowers with golden yellow foliage
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Verticillium wilt, powdery mildew, slugs
Old fashion bleeding heart will go dormant during the summer. Foliage will turn yellow and die to the ground. May also die to the ground if planted in a dry location. Reported to be deer resistant.