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botanical name:
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Lilacinum'
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Lilacinum' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat, Fairy Wings
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Attractive heart-shaped leaves, deep bronze-purple when young, maturing to green. Lilac-pinkish flowers in spring. Deciduous or semi-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.

By division.

other notes:
There appears to be some confusion over this cultivar name as Epimedium x youngianum 'Lilacinium' is sometimes given as a synonym for Epimedium x youngianum 'Roseum'.
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