Pacific Bleeding Heart (Formosa) is generally described as
a perennial forb/herb.
native to the U.S. (United States)
has its most active growth period in the
spring and summer .
Pacific Bleeding Heart (Formosa) has
green foliage and
purple flowers, with
a smattering of
conspicuous black fruits or seeds.
The greatest bloom is usually observed in the
with fruit and seed production starting in the
summer and continuing until
not retained year to year.
Pacific Bleeding Heart (Formosa) has a
short life span relative to most other plant species and a
rapid growth rate.
At maturity, the typical
Pacific Bleeding Heart (Formosa) will reach up to
1.5 foot high, with a maximum height at 20 years of
Pacific Bleeding Heart (Formosa) is easily found in nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by
bare root, container, corms, cuttings, seed, tubers.
It has a
moderate ability to spread through seed production and the seedlings have
Note that cold stratification is
not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below
none tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.
Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA