Epimedium youngianum 'Roseum'

Pink Epimedium (Pink Barrenwort)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

This selection forms a bushy mound of dark green leaves, bearing sprays of soft lilac-rose flowers in mid to late spring. Although they will take a couple of years to reach a mature size, plants are long-lived and very sturdy.


More About Epimedium youngianum 'Roseum'

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

Old leaves should be pruned to the ground in late winter to show the flowers to best effect. Drought tolerant once established. Plants may be divided in early spring or late summer.




Height:

8-16 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Epimedium youngianum 'Roseum' Characteristics

Attributes

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

  • Deep Pink
  • Rose
  • Pink

Habit

  • Mounding
  • Spreading