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Epimedium grandiflorum var. higoense 'Saturn'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat, Fairy Wings
perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
part shade, shade
dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
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.
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.