Lamprocapnos spectabilis, or the Bleeding Heart, is a member of the poppy family and native to northern Asia. While the flower popularly represented unrequited love, here Patel is likely focused on its alternative symbolism, those of compassion and love for everything in creation.
Dinesh Patel, Bleeding Hearts, 2015. Digital Photograph. ©Dinesh Patel. All rights reserved.
Fun fact: contact with the plant can cause skin irritation--so absence does make the heart grow fonder.