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Perennials that survive winters colder than my wife's feet.

Bleeding Heart

Bleedng Heart

Dicentra

Like many woodland flowers, bleeding hearts die back after blooming. Planted in shade with humus rich, moist soil the plants will last much longer.


A number of varieties are available, including some with all white flowers to an almost ever-blooming type that looks similar to wild bleeding heart
Requirements:

Soil Type - Well drained, humus rich
Soil ph - Neutral
Water - Moist
Light - Partial shade

     
 
Characteristics:

Height - up to 4 ft.
Time of bloom - May - June
Flower colors - Red, Pink, White
Propagation - Division
Transplants - Easy

White Bleeding Heart