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The Bleeding Hearts Database: Bleeding Heart (Dicentra 'Amore Pink')

Trade name information:
Series: Amore
Cultivar name: 'Amore Pink'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Foliage Mound Height: 9 inches
Inflorescence Height: 14 inches
Plant Spread: 14 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Spring ephemeral
Other: The plant can be ephemeral and disappear when the weather warms. It regrows in fall or the following spring. The Fringed-leaf varieties will repeat bloom throughout the summer.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Other: May, June, July, August
Uses: Cut Flower
Attracts Hummingbirds
Will Naturalize
Toxicity: Other: may cause skin irritation
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: The seeds need a period of freezing temperatures.
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: To start seeds indoors, place in pot. Put the pot in a plastic bag and place in the freezer for 6-8 weeks. Remove the pot after that time and allow to germinate and grow in regular seedling conditions.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Divide after flowering
Miscellaneous: Patented: PPAF
Deer Resistant

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