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EPIMEDIUM -  grandiflorum 'Roseum' / Barrenwort

    EPIMEDIUM - grandiflorum 'Roseum' / Barrenwort


    Introducing Epimedium youngianum Roseum, a beautiful and delicate perennial that is sure to add a touch of elegance to any garden. This plant is a member of the barberry family and is native to China. It is commonly known as Bishop's Hat or Barrenwort due to the shape of its flowers.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 20cm/8in
    • Spread: 30cm/12in
    • Flower color: Pink
    • Flowering period: Late spring to early summer
    • Foliage: Green leaves with red tinges in the spring
    • Sunlight requirements: Partial shade to full shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, moist, and fertile soil, pH level of 5.5 to 7.5
    • Hardiness Zone: 4

    Epimedium youngianum Roseum is a versatile plant that can be used in various ways. It is great for ground cover and works well in rock gardens, borders, and woodland settings. It is also suitable for container gardening.

    This plant is hardy, drought-tolerant, and disease-resistant, making it an excellent choice for low-maintenance gardens. It thrives in shade and is perfect for those hard-to-fill shady spots in the garden. Additionally, Epimedium youngianum Roseum is deer-resistant, making it a great option for gardens in areas with high deer populations.

    Companion Plants:

    • Hosta 'Frances Williams' - The blue-green leaves of this hosta will provide a nice backdrop for the pink flowers of Epimedium youngianum Roseum.
    • Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' - The purple flowers of this salvia will complement the pink flowers of Epimedium youngianum Roseum.
    • Tiarella 'Spring Symphony' - The white flowers of this tiarella will complement the pink flowers of Epimedium youngianum Roseum.

    Care Instructions:
    Epimedium youngianum Roseum is easy to care for. It prefers well-draining, moist, and fertile soil. Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the plant's first year of growth. Water deeply but infrequently. This plant prefers partial shade to full shade, but it can tolerate some morning sun. Remove any dead foliage in the spring to encourage new growth.

    Final Thoughts:
    Epimedium youngianum Roseum is a beautiful and hardy perennial that is perfect for shady gardens. Its unique foliage and pink flowers are sure to impress. Additionally, this plant has a rich history in traditional Chinese medicine, where it has been used for centuries to treat various ailments. With its stunning beauty and medicinal properties, Epimedium youngianum Roseum is a must-have for any garden.