Herbaceous perennial providing good ground cover. Coppery pink and yellow flowers in spring. Free draining soil in light shade.
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H 30-45cm, clump to 45cm in 3 years
dry to moist
Epimedium wushanense. Upright flowering, with large creamy beige flowers. Raised by Julian Sutton of Desirable Plants in Totnes. Named in recognition of the RHS show at which this seedling was exhibited by us and caused a minor sensation in 2017.
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.
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)