Dicentra formoa 'Spring Gold'

Spring Gold Fern-leaf Bleeding Heart

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

The various selections of Fern-leaf Bleedingheart are valued for their compact habit and long season of bloom. This British introduction forms a low mound of bright chartreuse-yellow leaves, topped by clusters of heart-shaped flowers in a soft rose-pink shade.

More About Dicentra formoa 'Spring Gold'

  • Prefers consistently moist, rich, humusy soils. Soils must not be allowed to dry out during summer.
  • rebloomer

Excellent for edging, and very useful for mixed containers and tubs. Removing faded flowers regularly will promote lots of new buds to form. In cool summer regions plants may tolerate direct sun. From Blooms of Bressingham®. Discovered in her garden by Beth Chatto.

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12-15 in


12-15 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Dicentra formoa 'Spring Gold' Characteristics


  • Edging
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Ground Cover
  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Summer
  • Re-bloomer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Fall Color

  • Yellow

Flower Color

  • Deep Pink
  • Red


  • Spreading
  • Mounding