Purple Heart/Tradescantia Trivia: The cells of the stamen hairs of some Tradescantia are colored blue, but when exposed to sources of ionizing radiation such as gamma rays, the cells mutate and change color to pink; they are one of the few tissues known
One of my faves! Have plants in the front yard and love seeing them bloom every spring! bleeding hearts dicentra Picked them out and bought them at Montgomery Wards greenhouse and asked if we could plant some in the yard as a youngster - KIm P.
Bleeding heart plant is a native of the Asian continent and the other name is Dicentra spectabilis. This is an old-fashioned herbaceous plant, which is perennial in nature. It is famous for the unusual heart shaped flowers and has beautiful foliage.