Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

Dicentra cucullaria - Dutchman's Breeches 


 Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range -

Visit the USDA Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Services website to view the natural range of Dutchman's Breeches

Dicentra cucullaria  -                 Dutchman's Breeches
Dicentra cucullaria - Dutchman's Breeches
Photo - Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Wildlife Significance

Pollen - Nectar Source - Bees with long tongues, including: minor bees, cuckoo bees, carpenter, honeybees and bumble bees are able to reach and enjoy the nectar from this plant.


For more details visit Illinois Wildflower website.

Dicentra cucullaria  - Dutchman's Breeches
Dicentra cucullaria - Dutchman's Breeches
Cultivation Information
Height - 3 to 6 inches
Flower Color - white
Blooms -  April - May
Sun - Light sun to part shade

Hardy Zone - 3 to 8

Soil - rich woodland soil
pH -
Family -Fumariacea

Cultivation Tip: Top dressing of limestone every few years


Plant Provenance - NOG present