Epimedium

A lovely genus, (part of the Berberis family) from Europe and Asia, they are related to other woodland perennials, such as Vancouveria, Podophyllum, Jeffersonia and Diphylleia.

Epimediums from Europe are often some of the most tolerant of dry shade, this includes, Epimedium alpinum, rubrum, pinnatum & pubigerum but also the hybrids involving these, such as Epimedium x versicolor and x youngianum.

Japanese species of Epimedium such as grandiflorum are easy to grow but maybe not for the driest spots. The majority of species come from China with a huge range of forms and species, many of which make a great choice for the north side of a wall or a bed that receives some irrigation in eastern UK, and typical shade garden borders in the western parts of the country, where rainfall is generally higher.
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Epimedium 'Amber Queen'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: April to May

A new hybrid from Robin White with masses of elegantly spurred amber-yellow coloured flowers over heavily mottled new Spring foliage. Plant Breeders Rights Apply EU 20636. An asiatic type so not too dry. Evergreen


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Epimedium davidii

Epimedium davidii

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: April to May

Masses of butter yellow flowers with long spurs in Spring. Evergreen neat foliage and stunning new growth in Spring. Asiatic type.

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Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: April to May

Easy pale lemon yellow flowered species, good ground cover. European type. One of the easiest and most reliable for dry shade. Deciduous.

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