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Epimedium frohnleiten

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Yellow Flowers (Spring), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Epimedium frohnleiten - Cultivation Notes

This rhizome forming perennial does best in part to full sun that mimic its natural woodland habitat. Plant in humus rich fertile soil. Propagate by division in late winter.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Epimedium frohnleiten:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Weaknesses of Epimedium frohnleiten

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Epimedium frohnleiten:

  • Winter/early spring flowering herbaceous plant for early colour and extended seasonal interest

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View other ground cover plants with yellow flowers, or ground cover plants with medium green foliage

Common Missspellings: Eppimedium, Epymedium, Epimediam, Epimidium

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