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A picture of a Epimedium alpinum

Epimedium alpinum

Epimedium alpinum

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35cm

Max

40cm

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Epimedium alpinum Overview

This is a clumped evergreen low-growing perennial from Southern Europe. The finely toothed glossy leaves are bronze-red when young, turning to mid-green with age. In the spring it bears racemes of pendent yellow and red flowers. It will grow to a height of 35cm and spread of 40cm.

Common problems with Epimedium alpinum

How to propagate Epimedium alpinum

Seed

Propagate from ripe seed.

Division

Division in autumn.

Other uses of Epimedium alpinum

Ground cover