Dicentra formosa 'Bacchanal' [AGM] - Bleeding heart variety

Image of Dicentra formosa 'Bacchanal' [AGM] - Bleeding heart variety
Image of Dicentra formosa 'Bacchanal' [AGM] - Bleeding heart variety
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Alternate Image of Dicentra formosa 'Bacchanal' [AGM] - Bleeding heart variety
  • AGM

  • Flowers attract bees

  • Plant for chalk soils

  • Plant for clay soil

  • Plant for shade

A lovely variety of bleeding heart with deep pinkish-red heart-shaped flowers which mature to a shell-pink colour. Finely cut, fern-like foliage looks good all season. In cooler summers flowers are produced from early spring until autumn if spent flowers are removed. Flowers are a magnet for bees.  

Prefers a moist but well-drained soil in partial shade.

Height: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm                      

Spread: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm

AGM: The RHS Award of Garden Merit. Plants award an AGM are:

  • excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
  • available
  • of good constitution
  • essentially stable in form and colour
  • reasonably resistant to pests and diseases

Contact Us For Availability

Currently our products are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017, but until then please contact us to check stock levels.

Delivery Options

Currently they are only available for collection from the nursery or from us at one of the many shows we’ll be attending. We hope to offer a mail order service from September 2017.

  • Direct Collection From Us

    Either from the nursery or from one of the events we’ll be attending. If coming to the nursery then please call first to make sure we’ll be around. If we are away at an event then collection of orders may not be possible.