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Epimedium sagittatum/Horny Goat Weed

Epimedium sagittatum / Epimedium sagittatum
Cordate leaves in early spring
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Cordate leaves in early spring

A shade loving plant

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Scientific Name: Epimedium sagittatum
Common Name: Horny Goat Weed
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
Comments: Plants are hardy to at least -15°c, but the young growth in spring can be killed by frost. As ground cover and in rock garden are the main landscape uses. Adapted to shady dry areas where other plants grow poorly. Used sparingly as a culinary herb, but used widely as a medicinal one. herb Division of clumps done in spring or summer.