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botanical name:
Epimedium x youngianum 'Roseum'
Epimedium x youngianum 'Roseum' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barrenwort
synonyms:  Epimedium x youngianum 'Lilacinum'
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Dusky rose-pink flowers in spring, held above the attractively shaped leaves on slender stems. Foliage is bronze-tinged when young.

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

propagation:
By division.

other notes:
Note that the synonym 'Lilacinum' is also used as a cultivar name for Epimedium grandiflorum, so there may be some confusion over identification?

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