Epimedium youngianum 'Niveum'

White Epimedium (White Barrenwort)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Possibly originating as a garden hybrid, this easy and charming plant produces semi-evergreen foliage and small white flowers on 8" stems in May. Slowly increases to form a dense mat, this little Epimediumi s an essential addition to the dry shade garden.


More About Epimedium youngianum 'Niveum'

  • shade loving ground cover/massing plant
  • great under deciduous trees

Epimediums are a dense, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennial which typically grows 10-15" tall and is primarily used as a groundcover or edger in shady or woodland areas. 


Height:

8-16 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Epimedium youngianum 'Niveum' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Small / Miniature
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Dried Flower
  • Cottage Garden
  • Edging
  • Ground Cover

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring
  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Fall Color

  • Red
  • Burgundy
  • Very Prominent

Flower Color

  • White

Habit

  • Mounding
  • Spreading