Abundant, soft pink blooms on wiry stems in early spring rise above a vigorous, spreading clump of dark green foliage. Epimedium 'Pink Elf' is a hybrid from Epimedium expert Robin White; an E. leptorrhizum and E. pubescens cross with evergreen leaves.
Spring blooming Epimedium are delicate looking plants with a strong constitution, tolerating deep shade and tree root competition. Well drained, organic soil with even moisture is ideal for Epimedium, but they are also drought resistant when established, making them an option for dry shade. Appealing, refined foliage. Long-lived perennial. Wonderful for the front of a shady bed, as a groundcover, or in woodland gardens. Deer resistant. Epimedium are also known as Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat, or Fairy Wings.