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Epimedium x rubrum

Common Name(s):
Red barrenwort, Red epimedium
Category:
Groundcover
Comment:

Spreads faster than most epimediums; remove old foliage in late winter; drought tolerant

Height:
8-13 in.
Hardiness:
5 to 9
Foliage:
Compound, medium green leaves with pointed, heart-shaped leaflets on wiry stems; new growth has reddish tinge; reddish fall color
Flower:
Stalks of bright crimson and creamy white flowers in spring; red sepals surround the petals
Habit:
Herbaceous perennial
Site:
Light to moderate shade; average to organically enriched, medium moist, well-drained soil
Size:
8-13 in.; spread of 12 in.
Form:
Clump
Growth Rate:
Moderate

NCCES plant id: 272

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