Most Popular Colors: Pink, purple, red, cream, pure white.
Blooming Season: Spring.
Soil Preferences: Bleeding hearts prefer moist soil, but can sustain rot if left in extremely soggy soil. Amend the soil with organic matter for fertilization.
Climate Preferences: Winter-hardy in most temperate climates.
Sun Exposure: Partial to full shade.
Landscaping Tips: Most bleeding heart varieties die back by midsummer, so consider planting them with other shade-tolerant plants to avoid bare patches. Consider astilbe, ferns, or hostas.
Planting: Because grown height and spread depends on variety, check for planting instructions included with your bleeding hearts. Choose a spot with well-drained soil, and work in compost to help retain moisture.
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