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Zone between Utica and Albany, NY | Anonymous added on May 30, 2016 | Answered

Is it okay to plant my bleeding heart near my lilac bush? Not much of a plant person, just wondering if it is okay to plant these near each other.

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Answered on May 30, 2016

Yes, a bleeding heart can be planted next to a lilac bush. However, something to keep in mind is that bleeding hearts tend to prefer shade (but will tolerate full sun if kept moist) while lilacs tend to prefer full sun.

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