Epimedium rubrum - Barrenwort


Epimedium rubrum is a low growing perennial with dainty red and yellow flowers appearing above the green, heart-shaped leaves in spring.

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Berberidaceae
Native Range: Garden origin
Zone: 5 to 9
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: Crimson/yellow
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Ground Cover
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Colorful
Tolerate: Rabbit, Deer, Drought, Heavy Shade, Erosion, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil