Epimedium x rubrum
Bishop's Hat, Barrenwort
|USDA Hardiness Zone
|6b - 6a
|Canadian Hardiness Zone
|6a - 6b
|RHS Hardiness Zone
|15 - 30 cm
|30 - 45 cm
|Ground cover, border planting and rock gardens.
|Part and full shade. Moist, well-drained, humusy and dry to medium soils. Rabbit and deer tolerant.
|Compound, medium green leaves with pointed, spiny-toothed, heart-shaped leaflets that are 7 - 8 cm long. They appear on wiry stems.
|Racemes of short-spurred to spurless flowers that appear above the foliage.
|The flowers are red with red sepals and pale yellow petals. New leaves appear red and turns to green as it matures and becoming reddish again in autumn.
|Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada.