Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine'

Valentine Bleeding Heart: Patent PPAF

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

now a true bleeding heart that's really red, vigorous plants quickly form dense clumps of attractive plum-green foliage and dark red stems, arching stems of dangling red heart-shaped flowers bloom spring

More About Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine'

  • Plants have a tendency to go dormant in the heat of summer or if the soil becomes too dry.

Heart-shaped flowers hung from arching stems, overlooking a vigorous growth of deeply dark grey/green lobed foliage. Red flowers.


24-30 In


1-3 Ft

Hardiness Zone:


Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Bloom Time

  • Early season

Fall Color

  • Yellow

Flower Color

  • Red


  • Upright
  • Spreading