Similar in habit to Epimedium x youngianum ‘Roseum,’ this clump-forming Barrenwort has small spurless white flowers. It spreads slowly by rhizomes; bronze fall foliage. White flowers appear between April and May.
Epimedium is a choice, semi-evergreen ground cover known for its graceful heart-shaped foliage and Columbine-like flowers (flowers arise before the leaves). It does well in dry conditions and deep shade, and is one of the hardiest perennials.
The photo on bottom left shows a variety or cultivar similar to the one above. It may be a different color or slightly different size, but it gives you an idea of what it will look like in a garden or landscape setting.
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- Botanical Name
- Epimedium diphyllum
- Common Name
- Hardy to Zone
- Part Shade/Shade