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Dutchman Breeches

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Dutchman’s Breeches - Dicentra cucullaria

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Dutchman’s Breeches - Dicentra cucullaria

 

Climate Zone: 3 to 7

 

Mature Height: 0.5 to 1 Foot

 

Mature Width: 0.5 to 1 Foot

 

Sunlight: Prefers Full Shade to Partial Shade

 

Soil Conditions: Prefers Medium Moisture Well-Drained Soils

 

Botanical Name: Dicentra cucullaria

 

Ships As - Bareroot Plant

 

Dutchman’s breeches are part of the Papaveraceae family and are native to Nova Scotia, North Carolina West to Kansas.  Dutchman’s breeches are easily recognized and commonly grows on slopes, valleys, along streams, rocky woodlands and along forest floors. It has no serious disease problem but it is susceptible to infestations of aphids and conditions of the soil must be well-drained as it is essential for the survival of this plant. These plants will go dormant in summer so it is not considered as a good border plant for your garden. Dry soils will speed up the dormant process, it is tolerant of clay soils and rabbits. It blooms its white flowers with a slightly pinkish tinge in March, its shape is said to almost resemble pantaloons which is why it’s called Dutchman’s breeches.  These are very unique flowers as they appear on the plant during the spring.  They provide gorgeous color and look amazing in gardens and natural areas.  These plants also do very well when planted in large containers.  They are great when added to climate zones three through seven and have also been called Dicentra Cucullaria.  They display a very natural look and feel as they grow and provide a gorgeous appearance during the early part of spring.  They are very easy to grow and maintain and are a wonderful choice for all homeowners.  They also do magnificent when planted in full and partially shaded areas and do not require a lot of sunshine to grow to maturity.  These plants also grow to become around one foot tall.

 

 

 

 

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