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DeciduousLeaves 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.
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennialClump-forming rhizomatous perennial. Produces flowers to 1cm (½in) across, sometimes spurred
Ground coverThese plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Hardy - cold winterHardy 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 shadeShelter from cold drying winds.
EPIMEDIUM x youngianum 'Niveum'
- Mature Size
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- Goes Well With
- Planting Combinations
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowClip back old leaves in late winter or early spring before flower spikes formPests & DiseasesVine weevil, mosaic virus.Place of originGarden origin.
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilEuropean variety. Will tolerate dry shade.
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video