EPIMEDIUM

Commonly known as Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

This species is riding on a wave of popularity because of new-to-the-west species from China and Japan. The Asiatics require summer moisture whereas Europeans can be mainstays in dry shade.

Genus of more than 50 species of evergreen and deciduous rhizomatous perennials from the Mediterranean to temperate easten Asia. They are found in woodland, scrub and shady, rocky places which gives an idea of their preferences.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous perennials
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.

Buy Varieties of EPIMEDIUM

EPIMEDIUM 'Akebono'

EPIMEDIUM 'Akebono'

Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

white flowers flushed pink. Startling red new foliage

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12.00
£13.50 each 
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Available again from March 2024 - New stock in early spring.
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EPIMEDIUM 'Amber Queen'

EPIMEDIUM 'Amber Queen'

Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

orange flowers in profusion. Sometimes blooms again in autumn

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12.00
£13.50 each 
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Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
EPIMEDIUM grandiflorum

EPIMEDIUM grandiflorum

Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

white or pale yellow pendent flowers

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12.00
£13.50 each 
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Available again FEBRUARY 2024 - fresh stock in late winter
EPIMEDIUM x perralchicum 'Fröhnleiten'

EPIMEDIUM x perralchicum 'Fröhnleiten'

Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

yellow flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12.00
£13.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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EPIMEDIUM 'Spine Tingler'

EPIMEDIUM 'Spine Tingler'

Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

('Sphinx Twinkler'). soft yellow flowers appear above spiny marginal burgundy-brown leaves

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12.00
£13.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2024 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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EPIMEDIUM versicolor 'Sulphureum'

EPIMEDIUM versicolor 'Sulphureum'

Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

hardy perennial tolerant of semi-shade with pale yellow spurred flowers

 
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12.00
£13.50 each 
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EPIMEDIUM x warleyense

EPIMEDIUM x warleyense

Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

compact perennial with small bright orange-red sepals with yellow centre. Leaves tinted red when young

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12.00
£13.50 each 
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Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
EPIMEDIUM x youngianum 'Niveum'

EPIMEDIUM x youngianum 'Niveum'

Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

snow white

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £12.00
£13.50 each 
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Available again from March 2024 - New stock in early spring.

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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