Delicate true pink inner sepals complement bright carmine-pink petals and cup, a very unusual coloration, it is the reverse of the normal pattern for Epimedium grandiflorum. Flowers are held above the small leaflets. One of the taller cultivars of E. grandiflorum, it reaches 7" in bloom, with a second flush to 16-20".
Spring-blooming Epimedium are delicate looking plants with a strong constitution, tolerating deep shade and tree root competition. Ideally they enjoy well drained, organic soil with even moisture, but they are also drought resistant when established, making them a great choice for dry shade. Very appealing, refined foliage. A long-lived perennial 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.