Epimedium x cantabrigiense
Also called Bishop's Hat, Fairy Wings
More About Epimedium x cantabrigiense
- Numerous, dainty, yellow flowers with a pink tinge and yellow stamens
- Leaves are copper-tinted in the spring and mature to green in the summer
- Foliage turns to hues of bronze and reds as the season cools and remains through the winter
- Semi-evergreen foliage
- Bloom Time: April to May
Epimedium cantabrigiense is a cross between E. alpinum and E. pubigerum.
Barrenwort Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in a average to moist, well-drained soil, in partial shade. Epimedium spread by rhizomes and are slow to establish. Once established, they make a tidy, ground cover for dry, shady locations. Pruning in late winter will encourage fresh leaves and profuse flowers.
Epimedium x cantabrigiense Characteristics
Moist to Average