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Dicentra King of Hearts

SKU: dikihe
A choice alpine perennial with deeply dissected silvery-grey foliage and reddish pink flowers.
Family: Papaveraceae
Flower Colour: Pink
Flowering Season: Spring
Origin: Asia
Preferred Conditions: Moist, well drained soil
Preferred Aspect: Full sun or part shade
Additional Feature: Ferny Foliage
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Dicentra King of Hearts
Dicentra King of Hearts
Product Details
An attractive alpine perennial rising in early spring. First the foliage emerges which is deeply dissected and fern-like, colour is silvery-grey and has an unusual appearance. Each leaf is up to 8 cms long and half as wide being held on rigid petioles. Flowers are held on dainty stems, up to 4 or so per stem and is red to pale pink in colour. Each flower is like a small swollen pouch with two splaying petals. These last for around fourteen days or so and are borne in succession from mid spring onwards. Resembles Dicentra peregrina but a larger form.