Dicentra cucullaria, or Dutchman’s Breeches is a spring ephemeral flowering in the early spring in time for the first bumblebees to enjoy its white flowers. The pair of outer petals form a swollen “V” making the hanging flower seem like a pair of breeches hung upside down.

Light: Part Sun-Shade
Soil moisture: Moist-Dry
Height: 1′

Dicentra cucllaria dutchman's breeches