Lamprocapnos spectabilis, Dicentra spectabilis
This dense climbing vine offers bi-colored blooms that contrast eachother!
Water Requirements: Moderate water needs. Prefers to stay moist.
Soil: Moist, rich soil.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Bloom Time: Spring, Early Summer
Temperature: 55 F to 75 F is preferred. They are frost-hardy through their roots, but they should be covered if you wish to prevent damage to the foliage.
Pruning: Prune unsightly portions if desired. Light pruning can be done anytime, but hard pruning should be done in early spring or fall.
Toxicity: Toxic to people and animals
Tips: Plant near a deciduous tree! It will bloom when the tree is starting to bud, and get protected from the hot sun in the summer!