Scientific Name: Epimedium x rubrum Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:barrenwort Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:BerberidaceaeHabit: Horizontal, Spreading
Plant Type: Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Biternate, Ovate, Dentate, Spinose
Flowers: Raceme, Yellow, Red, Apr- May
Fruit: Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Ground cover, Rock garden
Key ID Features:Low growing deciduous perennial; leaves biternate, with heart-shaped toothed spiney leaflets; flower sepals pink to red, petals white.