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Lamprocapnos Spectabilis

Botanical Name:

Lamprocapnos spectabilis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Shade - Partial Shade
~
0-3 hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Perennial, Poisonous, Wildflower

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

A secund raceme, axis arching; bracts subulate. Pendulous, 3-15 per raceme, heart-shaped in outline; sepals 2, rudimentary, minute, inconspicuous; petals 4, in opposite pairs; outer petals rose-red, pink to white, spurred at base, swollen, heart-shaped, laterally compressed, apex slender, reflexed; inner petals tongue-shaped with convexed inner faces and crested apices, exerted, white.

Benefits
Attracts

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Ranunculales

Family

Papaveraceae

Genus

Lamprocapnos

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