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botanical name:
Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum'
Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barrenwort
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Heart shaped leaves, bronze tinted in spring and autumn. Pale yellow nodding, bell shaped flowers held on slender stems over the foliage. One of the most reliable and easy to grow varieties, making a good ground cover.

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.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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