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Barrenwort

Botanical Name
Epimedium
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 8
Height
8 to 12 inches
Width
12 inches
Flowers
Early to mid spring: red, yellow, white
Light
Part to full shade
Soil
Moist to dry, well-drained, organic
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 12 inches apart
  • Divide in spring or fall, remove old foliage in late winter
  • Though it prefers moist soils, barrenwort will tolerate dry soils under trees once established
Problems
None serious

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