Medium-sized Epimedium with elongated spiny leaves with light bronze-brown hue and soft yellow flowers. This cultivars blooms when the leaves are out (unlike most of Epimediums).
8-10" x 18-24" wide clumps. Flowers in mid to late spring. Dense groundcovering mounds, leaves are semi-evergreen to evergreen. Darrel Probst introduction.
Half shade, dappled shade, light shade to deep shade. Average soil with some organic matter, average moisture (medium-moist or medium) to medium-dry. Soil should be slightly acidic to neutral.
Tolerates drier shade and black walnuts.
Deer and rabbits avoid it.
Hardy in zones 5 to 8.
Best is shade or half shade flower beds, woodland gardens, woodland edges, in front of shrubs, under canopy of trees, planted among tree roots in root zone.
Good combos are with other shade tolerant perennials like Asarum, Bergenia, Brunnera, Caulophyllum, Chrysogonum, Dicentra, Geranium, Hosta, Iris cristata, I. tectorum, Kirengoshoma, Omphalodes, Polemonium, Phlox stolonifera, Phlox divaricata, Primula, Polygonatum, Pulmonaria, Stylophorum, Thalictrum, Tricyrtis, Waldsteinia and spring ephemerals like Claytonia, Mertensia, Jeffersonia, Podophyllum, Uvullaria, Trillium and grasses like Carex, Calamagrostis or Hakonechloa.
Pot size : square 3.5" x 5" deep pot
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