Epimedium grandiflorum 'Lilafee'

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Barrenwort

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

The ornamental, lavender-violet flowers of this Epimedium really stand out above the heart shaped foliage. Bright green foliage turns bronze in the fall. Clump-forming, excellent in shade where little else will grow.

Height

8-12 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

May

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers woodland conditions with well-drained soil and part shade. Cut foliage in early spring to allow better display of new growth and blooms.

When to Divide

late summer, early fall

Good Companions

Branched Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Leopard's Bane (Doronicum orientale), Hosta (Hosta ), Hellebore (Helleborus Winter Thrillers), Golden Japanese Spikenard (Aralia cordata), Lungwort (Pulmonaria )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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