Dicentra formosa subsp. oregana (Eastw.) Munz

Oregon Bleeding Heart

Family: Papaveraceae

Genus: Dicentra

Parent: Dicentra formosa

Category: Perennial

Zones: 4 to 8

Size: To 12" tall and 3' spread

Exposure: Part Shade


Spreads by rhizomes. Blue-green fern-like foliage. Heart-shaped, cream with rose tips, pendant flowers in spring.


Published in Aliso 4: 91 in 1958.

Basionym Dicentra oregana Eastw.

Native to California and Oregon.

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