Dicentra Formosa, or more commonly know as Pacific Bleeding Heart, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and purple flowers of the genus Dicentra. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 1.5 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during early summer and is tolerant of shade. Dicentra Formosa or Pacific Bleeding Heart's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Massachusetts, Oregon and Washington.
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