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Epimedium myrianthum
Common Name: Barrenwort Family: Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)


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Notes:
The large, glossy leaflets of this rare species are often lightly to boldly mottled with rose or red. The extremely floriferous sprays of pale yellow flowers number 100-200 per stem though the flowers are very small. From Hunan, China. Humus rich soil in some shade. Epimediums are among the easiest perennials to grow. They thrive in medium to heavy shade, and when established, are highly drought tolerant. They are deer resistant and are seldom bothered by voles or other critters.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Mountainous areas.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Shade Full - Part Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5?-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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