Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
Very popular for its exquisite and prolific display of delicate spurred flowers in spring, each pale yellow flushed with amber, somewhat reminiscent of a jester's hat.
A gorgeous display of larger dusky pink flowers with delicate white spurs that really lifts the soul on a cold grey spring day.
More compact than other forms, Epimedium alpinum more than holds its own with its long lasting multi-seasonal display of striking foliage and flower.
'Cupreum' stands out from the crowd not only for its pale pink and yellow flowers graced with elegant spurs, but also its distinctive and colourful evergreen foliage.
Small, bright yellow flowers like jesters' hats dance on wiry stems above a mound of heart-shaped evergreen foliage, copper when young maturing to green and gently ragged around the edges.
Beautiful large white flowers appear on this plant in mid spring as the new foliage starts to emerge. The young foliage has a bronze tint which contrasts well with the flowers.
The large pink-purple spurred flowers of this Epimedium appear in mid spring just as the new leaves emerge.
Delicate sprays of small, vivid yellow flowers appear in mid to late spring above a spreading mat of heart-shaped evergreen foliage.
The small clusters of cream flowers of this Barrenwort are held well above the emerging bright green spring foliage.
'Frohnleiten' flowers in mid spring producing bright yellow flowers with a red-brown centre. They stand out well against the evergreen foliage, which is a glossy green.