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Epimedium wushanense HP coll. 88/89

BARRENWORT, BISHOP'S HAT, FAIRY WINGS

Deer Resistant Rabbit Resistant Low Water Edelweiss Award
  1. Pot Size: 4"
  2. Height: 12-18"
  3. USDA Hardiness Zone: 5: -10ºF through -20ºF
  4. Season: April, May
  5. Exposure: Light Shade, Half Shade, Full Shade
$28.00
Extremely floriferous, with yellow/red flowers
Availability: In stock

Extremely floriferous, blooming several times in the year for us, with yellow/red flowers held well above the foliage. This coupled with evergreen foliage that's mottled during the main bloom season in spring and an above average drought tolerance makes this clumping selection first-class. For re-bloom, continuous moisture is contributive. This selection looks like the handiwork of an skilled hybridizer, but it's not - it's "just" the species, or a version of it. It came to us by Norm of Arbutus Garden Art, who received it from Darrell Probst, who collected seed in China with Dan Hinkley around 1998/1999. According to Norm, "Darrell took many years to satisfy himself that he'd sorted out the "true" wushanense from "Caramel" and other plants called wushanense offered in the UK which had come from Mikinori Ogisu, and that the plants he and Dan had collected were of correct taxonomy."

Extremely floriferous, blooming several times in the year for us, with yellow/red flowers held well above the foliage. This coupled with evergreen foliage that's mottled during the main bloom season in spring and an above average drought tolerance makes this clumping selection first-class. For re-bloom, continuous moisture is contributive. This selection looks like the handiwork of an skilled hybridizer, but it's not - it's "just" the species, or a version of it. It came to us by Norm of Arbutus Garden Art, who received it from Darrell Probst, who collected seed in China with Dan Hinkley around 1998/1999. According to Norm, "Darrell took many years to satisfy himself that he'd sorted out the "true" wushanense from "Caramel" and other plants called wushanense offered in the UK which had come from Mikinori Ogisu, and that the plants he and Dan had collected were of correct taxonomy."

Products specifications
Exposure Light Shade
Size Range 1ft - 2ft
Exposure Half Shade
Exposure Full Shade
Bloom Season April
Bloom Season May
Plant Size 12-18"
Flower Color Red
Common Name BARRENWORT, BISHOP'S HAT, FAIRY WINGS
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Marbled-Mottled
Pot Size 4"
Cut Flowers No
Fragrant No
Attracts Humming Birds No
Deer Resistant Yes
Rabbit Resistant Yes
Low Water Yes
Bog Plant No
Edelweiss Award Yes
Genus Epimedium
Bare Root No
USDA Hardiness Zone 5: -10ºF through -20ºF
USDA Hardiness Zone 6: 0ºF through -10ºF
USDA Hardiness Zone 7: 10ºF through 0ºF
USDA Hardiness Zone 8: 20ºF through 10ºF
USDA Hardiness Zone 9: 30ºF through 20ºF
Fairy Gardening No
US Native No
Botanical Name Epimedium wushanense HP coll. 88/89
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