Bleeding heart not sprouting yet?

Carolinaflowerlover NC Zone 7bMarch 13, 2013

My second-year bleeding heart is not sprouting yet. Am I just too anxious? When should it sprout? I am in central NC.

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

one of the last to show up

it will show up.. when the soil.. at depth.. becomes warm enough to activate growth.. to grow out of the ground ... [it dies to the ground here in MI] ... or to start budding ...



    Bookmark   March 13, 2013 at 11:30AM
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I am near Raleigh, and none of mine have sprouted yet either. This time last year I was worried too, but they should be here soon enough.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2013 at 1:46PM
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flora_uk(SW UK 8/9)

Mine are just starting to show so I wouldn't worry in 7b.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2013 at 2:09PM
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Soil temp here is 35 and I just noticed mine broke ground yesterday.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2013 at 6:40PM
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terrene(5b MA)

Hmmm I am jealous, my Dicentra spectablis is still under about 4 inches of snow!

This is a hardy and rugged shade perennial so your plant is probably fine. The new growth emerges with purply-crimson tips. Here's a clump that I transplanted a few years back in mid April.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2013 at 3:17PM
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Carolinaflowerlover NC Zone 7b

Thx, everyone! I figured I was ok, but wanted to be sure. The pic was very helpful. :)

    Bookmark   March 17, 2013 at 3:59PM
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