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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.

Rock Garden
Foliage Color
Flower Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring
Early Summer
Full Shade
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.