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Dicentra 'Langtrees' - Dutchman's Trousers, Dicentra

Dicentra 'Langtrees' - Dutchman's Trousers, Dicentra

Type Herbaceous, Ground cover, Container-friendly, Deciduous
Size Low Border (up to 50cm height)
Form Spreading clump
Colours Grey Foliage, White Flowers (Summer)
Care Some maintenance required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium growing

Cultivation tips: This low growing herbaceous perennial does best in a sheltered spot in dappled shade, but this variety will tolerate more sun thats its taller cousins in the Dicentra Genus. Ideally plant in a permenantly moist humus rich soil. Cut back any dead foliage and flowers in autumn and propagate tired clumps by division and mulch regularly.This low growing woodland herbaceous perennial prefers being located in a sheltered spot in dappled shade. Plant in a moist humus rich garden soil that is neutral or alkaline. Cut back dead foliage and flowers in autumn and propagate tired clumps by division and mulch regularly. Beware of seedlings which may not come true to colour - avoid by swiftly dead heading.
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