Dicentra 'Gold Heart'Dicentra 'Gold Heart'

Dicentra ‘Gold Heart’

Exquisite, brilliant gold leaves from arching peach-colored stems. Heart-shaped rose-pink flowers hang down for months in late spring. From Nori Pope, formerly of Hadspen House Nursery, England. Makes a dramatic statement in the spring garden. Not for resale into Canada. Ships November through May or by special order.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-8
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 36″ / 30″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May, June

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Common Name

Golden bleeding hearts






Plant Type


Summer dormant

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Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

24" / 36" / 30"

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Flower Color

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Prefers moist loamy soil.


5.6 – 7.2



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Nutritional Needs

50 – 100 ppm


Dormant in summer and winter.

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings.

Water (Garden)

This plant likes moisture, allow to dry slightly between watering, but don't let get bone dry when young in the greenhouse. In the garden, if you let it dry out too much it will go summer dormant early.

How Different?

It has gold foliage.

Landscape Value

Use as an accent, in mixed beds, in the woodland or shade garden.

Finish Time to 4"

6 weeks


This is a fabulous plant to bring light to a shaded area. Will go dormant mid summer if dried out. HGTV sells as Dicentra Dazzlers™ Golden Glow™

Grower Notes

Ships November – May only. Keep evenly moist. We recommend transplanting to a 4" pot from a plug, not a larger size container if you receive the plants in the fall.

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