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Epimedium alpinum 'Rubrum' /Alpine Barrenwort


Foliage

Makes a great ground cover

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Scientific Name: Epimedium alpinum 'Rubrum'
Common Name: Alpine Barrenwort
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Comments: Used as a ground cover in shady areas. Cut back overwintering foliage in very late winter or early spring before new, red tinged growth starts. Can be grown in sun where soil is kept moist.