4 BLEEDING HEART seeds (Dicentra...
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Bleeding heart or Dicentra spectabilis is a plant of the Papaveraceae family. (just like california poppy or corn poppy)
It is a very beautiful perennial plant cultivated for its very decorative pink flowers.
Bleeding heart plant is native to Asia.
There are about twenty varieties as well as reds and whites.
It measures 70 to 80 cm in height.
Flowering takes place in the spring of May.
Bleeding heart seeds are harvested by hand at the end of flowering. They are small and black in color and resemble those of the dancing plant.
Dicentra spectabilis is called marie because it is a plant that has flowers in the form of heart.
It is a beautiful and atypical plant very rustic.
Its bulb can be multiplied in November to make several other plants.
Sowing of bleeding heart seeds:
It is best to stratify the seeds 1 to 2 weeks in the refrigerator before sowing them or leave them outside in winter for natural stratification.
Once the stratification is done, sow Dicentra spectabilis seeds in a box of fine potting soil and then cover with 1 to 2 millimeters of potting soil.
Sprinkle with a sprayer then let the heart seeds sprout at a temperature close to 15 ° C.
Bleeding heart seeds usually germinate after 2 to 3 weeks.
Unusual and amazing plant seeds to grow in the garden.