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Dicentra cuccularia

Genus: Dicentra.

Species: Dicentra cuccularia.

From Bjs June 2014
Planted in Cornus bed. Back Right position.

Dicentra cucullaria (Dutchman's breeches) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Ground Cover, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation: Grow in fertile, neutral to alkaline, moist, gritty soil in partial shade. Foliage dies down quickly after flowering. Keep dry when dormant from summer to winter.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: North, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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