Bleeding Heart
Growing Information and Photos

In Massachusetts, the bleeding hearts or Dicentra spectabilis begin to grow in mid-April and bloom in May. While some bleeding hearts are native to North America, these hail from Asia and Japan. I adore the shape of these, and that they grow back every year in larger and larger bushes! I have been able to easily move them from place to place, simply digging up the entire plant and sticking it into the ground somewhere else. it grows gladly in shade or sun!

Enjoy!

Bleeding Heart
March 2007

Bleeding Heart


Bleeding Heart


Bleeding Heart
Mid-April 2005

Bleeding Heart


Bleeding Heart


Bleeding Heart
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These photos were taken on April 26, 2010, when they first started blooming.

Bleeding Heart Photo


Bleeding Heart Photo


Bleeding Heart Photo


Bleeding Heart Photo


These photos are all courtesy of Mensa Gardening SIG members. These Bleeding Hearts grow in Massachusetts.

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