EPIMEDIUM x youngianum 'Niveum'

Commonly known as Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

EPIMEDIUM x youngianum 'Niveum'

Available Early Spring 2022 - 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.
£12.50 each 

Any 3+ for £10.00
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022


  • 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
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - European variety. Will tolerate dry shade.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
20-30cm (8-12in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in)

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