Two common types of Bleeding Heart exist: Dicentra spectablis and
Dicentra eximia. The former blooms earlier and naturally goes dormant
in the summer. D. eximia blooms later and keeps its foliage most of
If you have D. spectablis, the foliage will naturally die off. Once it
is brown, you can remove it if is unsightly. If you have D. eximia, I
suspect the growing conditions aren't correct. I wouldn't cut D.
eximia down, but give it some water.
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