In Bloom: Bleeding Hearts
Bleeding Hearts are blooming next to the pavilion.
Genus: Lamprocapnos spectabili (formerly Dicentra Spectabilis)
Native to Japan, but used widely as a garden ornamental, Bleeding Hearts are a favorite planting for shady gardens. Flowers are typically pink or white and grow in the shape of a heart, about one inch in diameter.
Fun Fact: Bleeding hearts are related to Dutchmen’s Breeches.