BLEEDING HEART FLOWER ♥ The history of the Bleeding Heart~ the ( Dicentra spectabilis " bleeding Heart") is a perrenial plant native to Japan. The plant is noted for showy flowers of red, pink & sometimes white in color. The flowers hang down from arching stems that grow to 2 feet. The flowers hangs like a drop from the red petals & its shape suggest the bleeding Heart image. Gardeners often tell stories & legends about this plant's meaning. Most center on a tender or bleeding Heart.