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botanical name:
Epimedium grandiflorum var. higoense 'Saturn'
Epimedium grandiflorum var. higoense 'Saturn' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat, Fairy Wings
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.25m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
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
description:
Selected dwarf form with small heart shaped leaves, clearly edged bronze-purple when young. Delicate, spurred, white flowers in spring.
Similar to Epimedium grandiflorum 'Nanum', possibly slightly large and more vigorous.


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

propagation:
By division.

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