Dicentra cucullaria (Dutchman’s Breeches)

White, puffy, v-shaped flowers with yellow tips are borne in a row drooping from leafless stems. Deeply cut, fern-like, greyish-green foliage. Height 6-10”.

Prefers rich, moist, humus, well drained soil. Intolerant of wet soil in the winter. This Dicentra will go dormant by early summer.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-7
  • Exposure:  Full Shade, Part Shade
  • Bloom Time(s): April-May