Bishop's Hat (Epimedium grandiflorum 'Lilafee')

Common names:
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Also sold as:
'Lilac Fairy'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 10 to 15 inches (25-38cm)
Plant Spread: 9 to 18 inches (20-45cm)
Leaves: Good fall color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Tolerates dry shade
Propagation: Other methods: Division


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Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On July 13, 2015 Obtained plant
Perennial Market - qty 42; FIB, DCA
aspenhill On July 20, 2014 Obtained plant
Betty's Azalea Ranch - qty 3; TFB
aspenhill On May 7, 2014 Obtained plant
Merrifield Garden Center - qty 2; HSG Area 3
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Garden Chat and Photos by Catmint20906 Jan 2, 2016 11:47 AM 3,043
Possible Co-op with mamajack by valleylynn Mar 7, 2013 11:51 AM 16

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