Barrenwort, Fairy Wings, Bishop's Mitre 'Neosulphureum'

Epimedium x versicolor

Family: Berberidaceae (bear-ber-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Epimedium (ep-ih-MEE-dee-um) (Info)
Species: x versicolor (ver-see-KOL-or) (Info)
Cultivar: Neosulphureum

Category:

Groundcovers

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sparks, Nevada

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 9, 2016, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Epimediums make superb though expensive groundcovers. This is the most suitable. Its rhizomes spread relatively quickly, and the pale lemon flowers are produced more profusely than with all but a few. [HYPERLINK@www.chicagobotanic.org]

Epimediums are great garden plants. They are tough and adaptable, tolerating full sun here and also even dry shade, though they do best in moist, fertile, well-drained soil in light shade. They are unattractive to deer, with no significant pests or diseases, and have beautiful dense weed-smothering foliage tinged with red in spring and again in autumn.

This is an "evergreen" epimedium: The foliage does not a... read more

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