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White (Alba) Bleeding Heart


Every bit as charming as the pink form, 'Alba' forms large, bushy clumps of powdery-light green foliage comprised of cut or lobed leaves on fleshy stems. In late spring, chains of puffy, white, heart-shaped flowers dangle beneath the arching stems. These racemes make delightful additions to fresh bouquets, lasting about 2 weeks in a vase. In cooler climates with adequate moisture, the bloom time may be extended into early summer.

Zones 3 - 9. Full to part shade. In cooler climates, can tolerate more sunbut here in Tennessee it will tolerate some morning/evening sun or dappled afternoon sun, but more will scorch this plants delicate fern-like leaves. Blooms late spring for several weeks. After blooming has ended foliage will decline or die back entirely - this is normal. You can cut back the foliage to help maintain a tidy appearance.

2’ - 3’ tall and 1’ - 3’ wide. 

Toxic. Sap is a skin irritant. Do not ingest.

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