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Epimedium X rubrum

Red Barrenwort

  • »  Excellent ground cover
  • »  Grows well in shaded areas
  • »  Makes a great addition to a rock garden

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High foliage is dense green, turning red in spring and fall. Red flowers bloom April-May. Great in rock gardens.

Attributes
Rock Garden
Foliage Color
Green
Flower Color
Red
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring
Early Summer
Exposure
Full Shade
Habit
Ground Cover
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Epimedium X 'rubrum'

Best growth occurs in partial to full shade in moist, highly organic soils. Excellent as a groundcover under mature trees. Cut back dead foliage in spring to expose new growth. Cut back old foliage in early spring. Provide moisture, shade, and organic soils for optimum health.