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Dicentra Spectabilis


By hijuju


I bought 2 of these today but dont know where to plant them.
The right hand side of my back garden is shady But i have a small border by my back living room windowwhich will get sun on the morning.but not in the afternoon..There again i could put them out the front , in which they will get the afternoon sun.
So as you can see i am in a bit of a dilemma in where to put them.But there again as it grows up to 3 feet tall could i put it at the end of my rockery?

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Mind you i got a bargain with them , they were 99p each

27 Jan, 2010


I'll be interested to read comments because I'm not sure I have my dicentra in a very suitable border...Lol. You found good bargains though ! :o)

27 Jan, 2010


They was a bargain...

27 Jan, 2010


They prefer dappled shade, Hijuju. Mine are facing east, but under a weeping pear tree, at the edge of the canopy so they peek out. I hope that helps?

You certainly got a bargain there! I hope they thrive - lovely plants. :-) Which colour did you get? I have two pink ones and a white.

27 Jan, 2010


i got 2 pink ones

27 Jan, 2010


Mine is pink and it grows quite well in a shady corner ,I did have two but lost the one that was on the boggy side of the garden.

27 Jan, 2010


Can't tell if mine are OK at the moment, of course. I have to be patient! lol.

28 Jan, 2010


Good luck where ever you put it.

28 Jan, 2010

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