New Eden
Dicentra spectabilis Valentine
® USPP22739 the compact true red game changer

  Pride of Place Plants Inc.
Fine New Plant Introductions
6110 Old East Road
Victoria, British Columbia
Canada V8Y 1V6

Phone: 1 (250) 652-6713
Fax: 1 (250) 652-5408



Inventor: Phyllis and Lyle Sarrazin, Prince George British Columbia, Canada

Plants: Valentine® is a new unique selection of dicentra spectabilis with rich racemes of true red , dangling puffed heart shaped flowers, set prolifically on dark red stems, shown on a much more compact plant. Further shown off by distinctively cut, lobed foliage of green to gray/purple in color. The abundance of flowers are self cleaning. These vibrant colored racemes of red flowers make delightful additions to fresh bouquets, lasting about 2 weeks.

This exciting new discovery was found as a chance seedling in the garden of the parent variety, in Prince George, British Columbia Canada, it was isolated and tested true to type through trials since 2005.

Flower: racemes of red /white tips
Stems: distinctive red
Foliage: green to mature foliage tinged with grayed- purple .

Blooming season: late Spring to early Summer

Zone: 3- 9

Mature Size H 30cm W 36cm

Care: Very tolerable to cold climates. This perennial is easy to grow, suitable for outdoor landscape and container use. Position in shade or part shade, keep sufficiently moist in nice composted soil for best results. An old fashioned favorite with a much more vibrant look! After flowering, the plants should be sheared back to 15cm o rejuvenate the foliage. Deer Resistant. Attracts hummingbirds. Good companion plants are Pulmonaria, Brunnera and Hellebores, Heuchera, Ferns and Hostas.


Dicentra spectabilis Valentine ® USPP22739,COPF


DeGoede Bulb Farms Inc. (propagator)
PO Box 228, 409 Mossyrock Rd. W, Mossyrock, WA, USA 98564
Contact: Jack DeGoede
Tel: 360-983-3773
Pioneer Gardens, Inc., (propagator)
198 Mill Village Rd., MA, U.S.A. 01342 9721
Contact: Arjen Vriend
Tel: 413 773 5360


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