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Persian Epimedium

Epimedium pinnatum

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Full Shade
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

35cm

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Persian Epimedium Overview

Epimedium pinnatum is an evergreen carpet-forming perennial native to northeastern Turkey. Grows to about 30cm high and wide. The leathery leaves are 8cm long and spiny edged. The late spring, bright yellow flowers have purplish brown spurs.

Common problems with Persian Epimedium

How to propagate Persian Epimedium

Seed

Propagate from ripe seed.

Division

Division in autumn.

Special features of Persian Epimedium

Ground cover

Other uses of Persian Epimedium

Grown for their flowers are cup-shaped with long or short spurs. Makes good ground cover.

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