Introduced from China by Mikinori Ogisu. This is an evergreen with new growth in early spring followed by bright yellow flowers. Leaves elongated and prickly. Flowers are borne in long racemes over a long flowering period from April to early August. Height to 45cm.
Recent hybrid in 2015. Produces many sizeable cream and red-pink bi-coloured flowers in tall spikes to 75cm. Leaves marked attractively to start and change to green over time. Clumps well in humus rich shade. Sister to Epimedium “Knight Star”, this was raised by Julian Sutton from Desirable Plants, in Devon. The seed parent is E. [...]
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). [...]
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.