Epimedium x youngianum 'Roseum'
Pink Barrenwort, Pink Bishop's Hat, Roseum Bishop's Hat
- Main interest:
- beautiful red fall foliage, shade lover, delicate pink bloom
- partial to full shade
- Soil humidity:
- dry to moist soil
- Growth type:
- Flower colour:
- Flowering period:
- May to June
- red and green
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 5a: -29 °C (-20 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 1 ft (0.3 m) width: 2 ft (0.6 m)
- border, groundcover
Epimedium youngianum 'Roseum' will brighten up shady areas of your garden with its colour changing foliage. In the spring heart shaped leaves emerge red and then turn green with distinctive red edges. It doesn’t stop there because in the fall the foliage turns a gorgeous red again. The foliage isn’t the only beauty on this shady groundcover as clouds of bell shaped, rose-pink flowers bloom in the summer. Also known as Pink Barrenwort or Pink Bishop's Hat, this plant is a low maintenance addition to shady gardens.
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Synonym(s): Epimedium youngianum 'Roseum', Epimedium 'Roseum'
Also known as: Horny Goat Weed, Yin Yang Huo