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botanical name:
Epimedium x youngianum 'Merlin'
Epimedium x youngianum 'Merlin' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barrenwort
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.20m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Purple flushed young leaves and spurred, dusky mauve flowers in spring.

Best in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well drained soil and partial shade.

By division.

other notes:
Derived from Epimedium diphyllum x Epimedium grandiflorum.

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