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

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

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    0kg - 0.29kg - £2

    0.3kg - 1kg - £3.50

    1.1kg - 2.5kg - £5.75

    2.6kg - 5kg - £6.50

    5.01kg - 15kg - £8.00

    Over 15kg - FREE

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