Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum'

Yellow Epimedium (Yellow Fairy Wings)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Epimedium 'Sulphureum' is a vigorous groundcover for many types of landscape situations including dry sites. In springtime constellations of small flowers emerge and are two-toned with pastel yellow sepals and butter yellow petals. The evergreen foliage is heart-shaped and the green leaves often appear with a touch of red, particularly if it is grown in more light.

More About Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum'

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

Epimedium will adapt to many growing situations and is particularly useful in dry shade where few other plants will survive. It is able to compete with tree roots easily

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8-16 in


12-18 in

Hardiness Zone:


Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' Characteristics


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

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • 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

  • Yellow


  • Mounding
  • Spreading