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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
bleeding heart 'Luxuriant'
Dicentra can be rhizomatous or tuberous perennials with attractively divided leaves and pendent, heart-shaped flowers, usually in arching panicles or racemes
'Luxuriant' is a compact herbaceous perennial to 40cm tall, with finely divided leaves and arching sprays of red flowers from late spring
Toxicity All parts cause stomach ache if ingested, the foliage may aggravate skin allergies
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Poorly-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Chalk
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist, fertile, humus-rich soil, preferably neutral or slightly alkaline. Does best in partial shade although will tolerate sunnier spot if the soil is moist
Propagate by division in early spring or after the leaves have died down
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Slugs and snails can attack the foliage in spring
Generally disease free
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