Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

Please Click here for latest ordering and Covid information. As per current government guidance, face masks are required when paying at the cashpoint.
 AWARD

EPIMEDIUM x youngianum 'Niveum'

Commonly known as Barrenwort, Bishop's hat


Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£12.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £10.00

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Deciduous - leaves are divided into 2-9 leaflets, 2-8cm (¾-3in) long, on red-tinted leaf stalks. Leaves are thin, wavy-margined and almost spineless. Produces colourful young foliage.
  • White
  • Height - 20-30cm (8-12in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - clump-forming rhizomatous perennial. Produces flowers to 1cm (½in) across, sometimes spurred
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade - shelter from cold drying winds.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - clip back old leaves in late winter or early spring before flower spikes form
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, mosaic virus.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - European variety. Will tolerate dry shade.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
20-30cm (8-12in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in)
 

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2020 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2020      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.