Epimedium acuminatum “Night Mistress” – Introduced by Darrell Probst in 2004. Originating from wild collecting in 2000 near Nanchuan in China’s Chongqing municipality. Long arching flower spikes in early spring with large dark purple flowers and white backing sepals. H&S to 50cm.
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H 30-45cm, clump to 45cm in 3 years
Epimedium flavum x wushanense. Evergreen perennial, with new growth in early spring. Orange/yellow flowers over deep green leaves, in spring and early summer. Plant in light shade, away from summer drought and winter waterlogging, but water in well in its first year. Plant Breeder’s Rights apply
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). [...]