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.
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 [...]
Epimedium x-rubrum. Spreading evergreen perennial. Red and lemon flowers over fresh red-hued leaves in early spring. Plant in light shade, away from summer drought and winter waterlogging, but water in well in its first year. (photograph courtesy of Danielle Monbaliu)