My Happy Hearts (Bleeding hearts, that is )

Carol Dee

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They might - in the shade, where they have the advantage & will crowd out almost anything. In the sun, mine spread for awhile; but with the exception of the one by my culvert, they seem to be short lived. The big patch I once had in the front yard was out-competed by tiger lilies, which now dominate that area.

I doubt it. The sap is irritating, neither deer or rabbits touch it. I wonder though if bleeding heart might possibly repel moles, if planted in a border. They can really spread though, if allowed to go to seed.
Good to know. The little buggers have indeed left the Bleeding Heart alone and took out a Clematis and a Hosta right next to them.
 

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