|Common Name||Bleeding hearts|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||26" / 36" / 32"|
|Finish Time||Medium (6-8 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||May, June, July|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flowering Season||Spring, Summer|
|Leaf Color||Lime, Yellow|
|Soil||Prefers moist loamy soil.|
|pH||5.6 - 6.8|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor|
|Nutritional Needs||50 - 100 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry slightly between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist, not wet.|
|How Different?||Red flower on gold foliage.|
|Landscape Value||Use in the woodland and shade garden. It makes a good plant at an entry for long bloom and foliage color.|
|Finish Time to 4"||10 weeks|
Dicentra ‘Ruby Gold’
The first gold foliage Dicentra spectabilis with true red flowers. Developed from purposeful breeding, all other gold foliage varieties have been mutations. The stems are strong and upright, the flowers are large and numerous but the color… WOW, brilliant red with a touch of unusual orange! A great container habit and is long lasting in the garden; a great improvement over the still popular 'Gold Heart'. Exceptional vigor.
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