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Epimedium grandiflorum

With trademark large flowers and long lance shaped leaves Epimedium grandiflorum is a deciduous to semi deciduous species depending on the zone, and the coldness of the winter. The flowers are spurred and appear from late spring to early summer.

Widely cultivated a number of different varieties are available. some reaching 15 inches tall other lower growing. It is a species that will die back after frosts, to happily reappear in spring as things warm up.



  • Epimedium grandiflorum 'lilafee'
    The lilac fairy barrenwort is aptly named, wonderful lilac flowers in spring.

  • Epimedium grandiflorum 'white queen'Attrractive clear white flowers as the name would suggest.

  • Epimedium grandiflorum 'nanum'
    A lower growing variety with white flowers and heart shaped leaves

  • Epimedium grandiflorum 'yubae'
    Early flowering and low growing to around 1 ft (syn Rose Queen)

  • Epimedium grandiflorum 'red beauty'
    Attractive pink to red flowers
Other Varieties.
  • Epimedium sagittatum.
  • Epimedium grandiflorum 'White Queen'.
  • Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' .
  • Epimedium diphyllum
  • Epimedium franchetti
  • Epimedium koreanum
  • Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten'
  • Epimedium rhizomatosum
  • Epimedium x rubrum (red barrenwort)
  • Epimedium x warleyense
  • Epimedium youngianum 'Niveum'
  • Epimedium x versicolor 'Cherry Tart'
  • Epimedium wushanense

Where to buy

GARDEN VISION EPIMEDIUMS - phone 978-249-3863
P.O. Box 50 Templeton, MA 01468-0050
email - gvepimediums@gmail.com
Best selection of Epimedium species/varieties in the U.S. along with a selection of other choice, hard to find shade perennials.

PO Box 471 Albion CA 95410 - phone (707) 937-1130
A spectacular selection of hard to find perennials, ornamental grasses, shrubs, trees and vines for your garden. Includes: epimedium frohnleiten, epimedium perralderianum, epimedium grandiflorum.