Annual and perennial herbs that take their names from the Greek words "dis" (that corresponds to the prefix bi-, meaning double) and "kentro" (center).
Latin name: Dicentra spectabilis
They grow in part shade in loose, humus-rich, neutral or slightly alkaline soils.
Plant in arrangements, rock gardens and flowerpots.
Propagated by division.
Big plant with oblong inflorescences of fuchsia-coloured flowers, each with protruding lance-shaped, white inner petals, borne from mid-spring to late summer.