Lamprocapnos spectabilis
formerly Dicentra spectabilis
Japanese Bleeding Heart, Lyre Flower, Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart

Round growth habit
2-3 feet tall
Flowers are arranged in simple secund racemes, to 9 inches long, flowers pendent to 1˝ long, basally cordate, outer petals rose-red with tips reflected, inner ones white and exserted.
Late spring to early summer
Leaves ternately compound or dissected, segments obovate or cuneate.
  • 'Alba' - White flowers, not as vigorous as the species.
  • 'Pantaloons' - White flowers


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