Epimedium warleyense 'Orange Queen'

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USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

A very ornamental perennial for dry shade areas. Tri-colored blooms of orange, yellow and red, and heart-shaped leaves. Foliage emerges with a red edge, green in the summer and flushes of bronze and red in the fall. Long lasting cut flowers.

Height

8-10 in

Spread

16-18 in

Color

Orange

Bloom Time

May

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in moderately moist areas with humus rich soil, although poor soils can be tolerated. May be grown in sun if moisture is provided. Divide dense rootstocks and remove old foliage in spring.

When to Divide

late summer or eary fall

Good Companions

Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Snowdrop Anemone (Anemone sylvestris), Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora), Primrose (Primula vulgaris), (Hosta ), Cranesbill (Geranium cantabrigiense), Golden Hakone (Hakonechloa macra), Hosta (Hosta ), Hellebore (Helleborus Winter Thrillers)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Shade
Foliage Color
Yellow/Copper/Bronze
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
Very Adaptable
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