Add to GuideAsk a Question

Growing Epimedium

Category Perennials
Epimedium, a native of China, is a good choice for your woodland garden. This is a guide about growing epimedium.


Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

By 0 found this helpful
March 13, 2006
Botanical Name: Epimedium
Life Cycle: perennial
Planting Time: spring or fall
Height: dwarf types 6" to 8"; full-sized up to 15"
Exposure: partial shade
Soil: average to rich, moist, well-drained soil with a neutral pH; dislikes clay
Hardiness: zones 4 to 8
Bloom Time: early spring
Flower: white flowers with four petals
Foliage: green, wiry stems with heart-shaped leaves; new leaves tinted pink or red in spring develop attractive veins by summer; leaves turn bronze in fall and remain so over winter if planted in sheltered area
Propagation: division in mid summer
Suggested Use: ground cover, rack gardens, shade gardens, banks near ponds and streams, Japanese gardens
Growing Hints: Plant from purchased seedlings in spring or fall or by division from mature plants in mid summer. Space plants 8 to 10 inches apart in moist, well-drained soil. Plants are slow to spread, so cut them back in early spring and clean up and dispose of winter leaf debris that could inhibit new growth.
Interesting Facts: Epimedium are native to parts of Asia and spread by way of slow, creeping underground stems.
Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? Yes
Related Content
Home and Garden Gardening PerennialsMay 18, 2013
Pest Control
Fourth of July Ideas!
Summer Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.

Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2019 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Generated 2019/06/26 02:48:36 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!