Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'

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Hilary

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Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'
« on: April 09, 2020, 07:00:39 AM »
Dicentra spectabilis ’Alba’

Another plant seen in Royal Botanic Garden Madrid, April 2018

According to various sources on the Internet this plant likes shaded areas

I have not been able to find a reference to this plant in THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN but Dicentra formosa is mentioned a few times

Go to THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN number 74, October 2013 and read AUTUMN IN A CALIFORNIA GARDEN by Katherine Greenberg

There are some photos of this garden here

http://www.mediterraneangardensocietyarchive.org/74-autumn.html
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

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Re: Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2020, 12:19:34 PM »
It's a lovely thing but not one I've been brave enough to try here! It looks too delicate and I couldn't succeed with it even when I was in Melbourne.
I see the taxonomists have been at it again and renamed it Lamprocapnos spectabilis!
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fermi
Mr F de Sousa, Central Victoria, Australia
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