Epimedium pinnatum

Persian Epimedium, Barrenwort

Valued for their airy spring flowers and shiny evergreen to deciduous leaves, use these tough, low-growing perennials for shady flower borders, woodland and rock gardens and containers. Excellent, slow-spreading ground cover under large trees and shrubs. Colorful leaves are bronzy-pink in spring, green in summer and bronze in fall. Spikes of flowers bloom red, white, pink or yellow in spring. Long-lasting cut flowers. Drought resistant once established. Deer resistant. Divide in spring or fall. Cut back in late winter or early spring to encourage spring flowers and new growth.
Epimedium pinnatum, Persian Epimedium, Barrenwort
Its spiny-edged leaves have white or red hairs, but become smooth with age. Flowers in yellow.

Attributes - Epimedium pinnatum

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: Red, Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 8 in. to 1 ft. 3 in.

Width: 1 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Container Plants.

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Epimedium grandiflorum 'Rose Queen', Epimedium x rubrum, Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum', Epimedium x youngianum 'Roseum'
 
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