An outstanding Japanese cultivar, awarded AGM in a recent RHS trial. This grows as a medium to large sized plant, with large but open aspected deciduous, upright foliage. Reddish purple flowers set off by lighter spurs are borne at foliage level.
Epimedium x versicolor. Tough, spreading evergreen perennial. Golden yellow flowers over fresh bronze leaves in early spring. Plant in light shade, away from summer drought and winter waterlogging, but water in well in its first year.
A recently discovered species from Darrell Probst, who introduced it in 2010. Unusual in that the large glossy elongated leaves appear singly, rather in their normal triplet form. Flower spikes above the foliage with pale lemon flowers. Very rarely available, and difficult to cultivate for sale, given its preference to run free (but not invasively). [...]
Evergreen Chinese woodlander, with red flowers amongst numerous small leaves up to 35cm high. Plant in light shade, away from summer drought and winter waterlogging, but water in well in its first year. Available in very limited numbers only.
Good sized flowers with long, yellow tipped sepals and dark to pale reddish pink colouring. Attractive foliage through the year. Raised around 2010 by Julian Sutton of Desirable Plants in Devon, this E. latisepalum seedling was initially rejected in favour of its sister: Epimedium “King Prawn”, but it was looking good when a plant was needed [...]