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Epimedium grandiflorum

Family: Berberidaceae

Common names: BARRENWORT, BISHOP'S HAT, BISHOP'S MITRE, FAIRY WINGS

Native to: Japan, North Korea, South Manchuria

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect, spreading

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 1.20 feet

Max width: 1 foot

Flower

pink, red, violet, white/off white

Leaf

green, secondary color present

new growth distinct

Horticulture

Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -20 to +30 °F

Water: moderate