EPIMEDIUM 'Spine Tingler'

Commonly known as Barrenwort, Bishop's hat

('Sphinx Twinkler'). Lance-shaped, toothed leaves, bronze when young. Sprays of yellow flowers in spring
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    narrow, holly-like leaves to 12cm (5in) long by 2.5cm (1in) wide
  • Yellow
  • Height
    30cm (12in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Clump-forming, compact, rhizomatous perennial. Small, spurred flowers are carried in open racemes
  • 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 - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Partial shade

EPIMEDIUM 'Spine Tingler'

 

 

  • 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
    China. Unnamed species collected in Sichuan province by Darrell Probst. Introduced in 2008
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich. An Asiatic variety.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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30cm (12in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in)
 

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