Epimedium youngianum 'Capella'
Wiry stems above deciduous foliage. Dainty plants. Name means ‘female goat.’ Dwarf and mound-forming. Lavender-rose flowers appear in 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.
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- Botanical Name
- Epimedium youngianum 'Capella'
- Common Name
- Capella Barrenwort
- Hardy to Zone
- Part Shade/Shade