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Bleeding heart

Posted by adg1127 8 (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 25, 09 at 18:58

I have a bleeding heart planted in the ground. We had a very very cold winter here and have no tree cover for protection. I did cover it, but it looks horrible, What are my chances of it coming back? This plant was my mothers and very sentimental to me!


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RE: Bleeding heart

  • Posted by zuni 5a (My Page) on
    Thu, Mar 26, 09 at 15:36

These guys hate being moved. Did you just replant it last year? Was it in a similar climate ans soil? Give it good compost and wood mulch, water deeply in dry spells. Good luck!


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RE: Bleeding heart

Do you mean Dicentra scandens, or Clerodendrum thomsoniae? D. scandens is very old-hardy, but C. thomsoniae is quite tender---*maybe* Zone 8, but I was thinking Zone 9.


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RE: Bleeding heart

ADG do u have any pics of ur bleeding heart when it was in bloom to show me? I am curious to see if i have the same type....thnx russ


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RE: Bleeding heart

BH is not an ivy.


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