Barrenwort (Epimedium 'Sulphureum')

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Also sold as:
Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches (20-30cm)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Deciduous at colder extremes of hardiness.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates dry shade
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Garden Tours:  Valleylynn, Lynn SmithGarden Tours: Valleylynn, Lynn Smith
November 12, 2011

Let's take a trip this week to Oregon and visit the lovely gardens created by Lynn Smith and her husband, Cliff. It's always fun to step out of our own climate to see what grows well in another, and sometimes it's even more fun to see what our climates have in common. You are going to love what you see!

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Location: TwispDate: May
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. Date: 2009-11-14The ruby glow of autumn leaves. 5:17 pm.
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Location: TwispDate: November
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Location: Blaine TNDate: 2019-04-27Covered with tree seed after a very windy day
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Location: Dover, PaDate: 2015-05-01
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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EUDate: 2014-04-23
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Location: Greenfield, NHDate: 2015-05-17
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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EUDate: 2014-05-03
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. Date: 2009-05-10 5:50 pm. An amazingly complex blossom structure for such a small
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Date: 2018-05-04
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.Date: 2011-06-28
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Location: Allentown, PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-04-22
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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EUDate: 2016-10-18
By IrisLilli
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. Date: 2009-05-10 5:50 pm. Beautifully shaped leaves.
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Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Mistaken ID, this is Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' by AntMan01 Feb 1, 2018 3:01 PM 14
Mis-identification: this photo is not E. pubigerum. by AntMan01 Apr 2, 2018 3:32 PM 1
2019 Planned and Actual Purchases by RickM Aug 11, 2019 3:03 PM 45

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