Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart'
A clump-forming, herbaceous perennial to 60m tall, with upright, succulent red stems and bright, golden yellow foliage. In late spring and early summer it produces arching, one-sided flowerspikes bearing pendent flowers; the pink, outer petals forming a heart shape from which small white inner petals emerge. Grow in a woodland garden or semi-shaded border.
Size to Ultimate height
Time to ultimate height
Moist but well–drained
Position Partial shade
East–facing or North–facing or West–facing
Native to the UK
Lamprocapnos are rhizomatous perennials with attractively divided leaves and pendent, heart-shaped flowers
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
No pruning required
May be susceptible to slug damage