Botanical Name: Adlumia fungosa
Also known as Climbing Bleeding Heart
Height: very tall
Season of bloom: All summer into fall
Growing Conditions: Light shade, Moist soil. In the wild, it is often found on cool limestone slopes but adapts well to many situations in gardens.
Wildlife benefits: Visited by hummingbirds.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes. My strain has been in gardens for many years but originally came from near Kingston.
Remarks: Biennial vine. Makes an attractive mound of finely cut foliage its first year, extends its long twining stems and flowers in its second and final year.
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