Ivory Hearts Dicentra
Long-Lasting White Heart-Shaped Flowers
Gardeners love Dicentra "Ivory Hearts" because...
● it adds low-growing, colorful blooms to any yard
● it grows in most soil types
● it has a long blooming period
Adds Brightness to Any Garden
Dicentra "Ivory Hearts" is excellent as a low-growing plant in your yard, either as edging in flower beds or as medium-sized flowers in mixed containers. Its clusters of bright white heart-shaped flowers dangle above a spreading mound of dusty blue-green leaves. Ivory Hearts is a plant that loves shady areas, and brings brightness and light into darker corners when planted in a mass.
Also a Supporting Player
Not only a star in its own right, Dicentra "Ivory Hearts" also plays a strong supporting role in any garden design. It's great as an accent plant, where its blue-green foliage visually works well with the brighter green leaves of other flowers. In addition, the brilliant white flowers contrast with all other colors, but they especially highlight darker-hued flowers. Ivory Hearts is a true multi-tasking plant in designing any yard.
Not Fussy about Soil
You don't have to be too concerned about the growing conditions for Dicentra "Ivory Hearts". It's a hardy plant that thrives in pretty much any soil type - normal, sandy or clay soils all suit it. Ivory Hearts does prefer average or moist ground conditions, but shady areas are not usually too dry. Just make sure that the soil is well-drained and not boggy, especially during winter.
Keeps on Blooming
With just a little attention you'll get several rounds of blooms from Dicentra "Ivory Hearts" by removing the dead flower heads to encourage new growth. Don't worry if the flower growth seems to slow down in hot weather -- it'll start up again when the cooler weeks of fall arrive. As a bonus, when the flowering has finished, the foliage still looks spectacular.