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Dutchman's Breeches

Unusual flowers, shaped like little pairs of trousers

Flaring, white blooms flutter like laundry on wash day! Flowers in late spring. Grows 12 in tall with an equal spread. No. 1 bareroot.
  • Zone 4 - 8 (-20° F.)
  • Height 12 inches.
  • Light Required Shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Dicentra cucullaria (L.) Bernh; Family Fumariaceae (Fumitory Family)
  • Height: 12 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 - 24 inches.
  • Depth: 1 inch.
  • Spread: 12 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Shade.
  • Color: White tipped yellow flowers.
  • Foliage: Lacy green , frilly foliage.
  • Blooms: Late Spring.
  • Form: Clump.
  • Flower Form: Uniquely shaped, upright flowers. Unusual flowers, shaped like little pairs of trousers.
  • Soil Requirements: Slightly acidic soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate after establishment.
  • Comments: Incorporate generous amounts of shredded leaves, leafmold, peat moss, compost, or well-rotted-dehydrated cattle manure deeply into soil. Woodsy-type soil. Keep area moist, not soggy. Mulch with leafmold or peat moss. Plants may die back in the Summer and returns the following Spring. Foliage is lacy-like. North American woodland wildflower. Our deciduous forests have them - check them out at a Forest, Park, or Nature Center in the early Spring. Iinteresting flower! Restricted States: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

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