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Dicentra eximia A

Dicentra eximia A

Family:  Papaveraceae
Main Season:  Spring
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Green
Foliage:  Deciduous
Position:  Shade
Soil Type:  Good, moist, humus-rich
Height:  15cm to 30cm (6" to 12")
Peat Free?  Yes
Hardiness Guide:  RHS H7 minimum at least -20C
Pot Size:  9cm



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A low growing woodlander from the eastern USA with finely cut foliage and arching heads of light pink flowers. Originally grown from wild collected seed then divided. 25cm.

Dicentra eximia is a little more delicate looking than it's western American cousin Dicentra formosa but grows just as well, if a little slower provided it has a good soil in shade.  Preferring a humous rich soil that doesn't dry out too much in summer, nor get too wet in winter!

From the Appalachian Moutains, USA.