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botanical name:
Epimedium davidii
Epimedium davidii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat, Fairy Wings
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, semi-evergreen
height: 0.30m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Heart-shaped, fresh green leaves, coppery when young. Nodding yellow flowers with curving spurs, on slender stems in spring. Makes a low slowly spreading clump. More or less evergreen.

Likes a woodland type situation. Best in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well drained soil and partial shade. Benefits from mulching with leaf-mould or similar. Remove old leaves in late winter before new growth starts.

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other notes:
From Sichuan, China
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