Barrenwort

Epimedium stellulatum | Also known as: Bishop's hat, Fairy wings | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 1.5 - 2
Spread [m]
  • 2 - 2.5
Dominant flower colour
  • Yellow
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Mid spring
  • Late spring
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Foliage in Autumn
  • Red shades
Foliage in winter
  • Red shades
Propagation methods
  • semi-ripe cuttings
  • Greenwood cuttings
Growth habit
  • Dense
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z3-9
Heat zone
  • H7-4
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -40 - -1
Heat days
  • 14 - 90
Moisture
  • well-drained but frequently watered
Soil type
  • sandy
  • Clay
  • chalky
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Exposure
  • Exposed
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Trees & shrubs
  • Shrubs
Grown for
  • Spring colour
Creative category
  • Kid Approved
  • For Beginners
  • Show-offs
  • Neighbour repellant
  • For every season
Garden type
  • Park
  • Cottage garden
Garden spaces
  • Walls, trellises and pergolas
  • Specimen
  • Hedges and screens
  • Borders
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • up to 10 years