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Lamprocapnos

'King of Hearts'


King of Hearts Bleeding Heart




Family
Fumariaceae
Genus
Lamprocapnos
Cultivar
'King of Hearts'
Category
Perennials
USDA Hardiness Zone
3 - 8
RHS Hardiness Zone
H5 - H7
Temperature (°C)
-15 - (-20)
Temperature (°F)
5 - (-4)
Height
22 - 45 cm
Spread
22 - 45 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
MayJune
Landscape
Mass, group and specimen growing. Border and rock gardens.
Cultivation
Full sun and partial-shade. Average, medium moisture and well-drained soil. Prefers rich, fertile, humusy and consistently moist soils.
Shape
Upright, compact and spreading.
Growth
Slow
Pests
Rabbit tolerant. Susceptible to aphids. Powdery mildew, downy mildew, verticillium wilt, fusarium wilt and rust may be a problem.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Bark/Stem Description
Long, leafless, erect to slightly leaning stems.
Leaf Description
Deeply-cut and fern-like leaves.
Flower Description
Nodding, heart-shaped and rich flowers that are held above the foliage 25 - 38 cm tall.
Colour Description
The leaves are bluish-green. The flowers are a carmen-rose.
Notable Specimens
The University of Alberta Botanic Garden, Devon, Alberta, Canada.
Propagation
Division.
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