Scientific Name: Epimedium x cantabrigiense
Common Name: barrenwort
Family Name: Berberidaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Irregular
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Ground cover, Perennial border
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Compound, Basal, Leathery, Pubescent, Leaflets stalked, Ovate, Spinose
Flowers: Raceme, Yellow, Pink, Red, May-Jun
Fruit: Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Key ID Features:
Leaves long-stalked with 7-17 ovate leaflets with few spines; flowers pinkish - beige and yellow in mid to late spring.