Kato, "On the alkaloid cell and contained alkaloids of Dicentra spectabilis
(Papaveraceae)," Japanese Journal Pharmacognosy, vol.
You can get three dicentra spectabilis
for pounds 7.99 or buy 12 for just pounds 15.98 - saving half the price.
Grow more plants that slugs dislike, such as achillea, aquilegia, aster, geum, verbascum, Dicentra spectabilis
, geranium, digitalis, euphorbia, nepeta, ornamental grasses and sedges.
Other good choices include a white lilac, Syringa vulgaris Alba and a white Dicentra spectabilis
Alba, which has heart-shaped flowers, while the ferny leaves look wonderful under trees or around shrubs.
Plant of the week Dicentra spectabilis
For me, the great plant in this group is dicentra spectabilis
goldheart with golden yellow foliage and bright red flowers with white small sections protruding.
PLANT OF THE WEEK: DICENTRA SPECTABILISONE of the loveliest herbaceous plants for late spring is Dicentra spectabilis
Where conditions are marginal, the smaller native types are more likely to persist than the showier and more widely sold common bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis
Or, go bright by surrounding it with bleeding hearts (Dicentra spectabilis
), false forget-me-not (Brunnera macrophylla) and variegated hostas.
PLANT OF THE WEEK | DICENTRA SPECTABILIS
ALBA .WHITE BLEEDING HEART.THIS little beauty will bring charm and delight to a shady spot in any garden, be it cottage or formal.
Q I bought a plant of Dicentra spectabilis
last year and this spring it grew rapidly to 3ft high and rather more across.
(Bleeding heart) THIS reliable, elegant, clump-forming perennial bears fragile-looking, heart-shaped flowers with rose-pink outer petals and white inner ones, hanging from arching stems, in late spring and early summer.
And there's alchemilla mollis, Japanese anemones - especially the white varieties - aquilegias, astrantias, brunnera, campanula persicifolia, coreopsis verticillata, dicentra spectabilis
, doronicum Miss Mason, echinops ritro, geraniums Wargrave, grandiflorum and Johnson's Blue, geum Mrs Bradshaw and Lady Stratheden, heleniums, hemerocallis or day lillies, lupins, lychnis coronaria, monarda, nepeta, phlox, pulmonarias, rudbeckias, sedum spectabile, sidalcea, stachys lanata and tradescantia.
Also known as Lady in the Bath, Dicentra spectabilis
, left, is in full flower before the meadow grass can encompass it.