Dicentra

Dicentra, is a small genus in the poppy family, Papaveraceae with 8 species native to N-America and E-Asia. They have finely divided leaves and irregularly shaped flowers, often heart shaped. They grow in sun or semi-shade in fertile soil. A few species formerly classified in the Dicentra genus have been moved to four other genera, among them is Dicentra spectabilis, which is now the only species in the genus Lamprocapnos.

Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'
Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'

Bleeding Heart

Dicentra spectabilis
Dicentra spectabilis

Bleeding Heart

Dicentra formosa
Dicentra formosa

Western Bleeding Heart

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