Dutchman’s Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)

Dutchman's Breeches Dicentra cucullaria

Scientific Name: Dicentra cucullaria
Common Name: Dutchman’s breeches
Description of facts and concepts: Looks like tiny laundry on a line. A true spring ephemeral, it will fade away by mid-summer
Seed or division information: Seeds and divisions from the rhizome
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): April W4
Garden Name: Shady Woodland Garden
Color of Flower: White
Height: 10″
Spread: 15″
Family: Poppy
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Acidic woodland soil
Soil: Dry to Wet Moist
Light: Sun to Shade Shade
Zone 4-10 Zones 3-7

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