Dicentra cucullaria

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Common Name:  Dutchman’s Breeches

Dappled sunlight of woodlands, moderately wet to medium moisture level, rich humusy soil, circumneutral pH.  12 inches height, blooms in spring, white flowers.

Germination Code: C(90)

Native Region: Middle and East Tennessee

Graceful, ephemeral spring wildflower that goes dormant in summer.  Showy flowers.  Intolerant of wet soils in winter.  Attracts bees.Delicate aster with oval to lance-like heart-shaped leaves.  Attracts butterflies and bees.