Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'

White Bleeding Heart




Family: Papaveraceae

Genus: Lamprocapnos

Parent: Lamprocapnos spectabilis

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3 to 9

Size: 24 to 30" tall and up to 24" wide

Exposure: Part Shade, Shade


Green leaves, compound. Flowers to 1" long, white, heart-shaped, pendant, on arching stems in spring. Likes moist soil but not wet in winter. Foliage goes dormant in summer. Rabbit resistant.

My Experience: 

I purchased a bareroot plant in March 2013 from Michigan Bulb but it failed so I replaced it and planted it in the Front Foundation Hedge.

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