Epimedium grandiflorum. Deciduous with new reddish-brown leaves in early spring with short spikes of small pale-centred red-purple flowers.
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H30cm slow spreading
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.
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)
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. [...]