Sulphureum Fairy Wings
Sulphureum Fairy Wings
LightPartial Shade, Full Shade
Bloom TimeMid to late spring (April-May)
Height10 - 12 inches
Soil RequirementAverage, dry to medium, well-drained soil
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Sulphureum Fairy Wings Description
Come for the flowers, stay for the foliage! You'll enjoy the fairylike blooms of this resilient, shadeloving perennial, which grows to the perfect height to use as a ground cover. The 1 " flowers are two-tone yellow and somewhat resemble small columbines. Right after the springtime blooming period, the foliage emerges, displaying light green with a lovely red tint. Evergreen in milder climates. Tolerates drought; resists slugs, deer and rabbits.Epimedium versicolor 'Sulphureum'
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- Botanical NameEpimedium sulphureum
- Hardiness Zone5-9
- Flowering TimeMid to late spring (April-May)
- Light RequirementsPartial Shade, Full Shade
- Flower ColorPale yellow sepals, bright yellow petals and deep yellow spurs.
- Flower FormSomewhat resembling small columbines: inner sepals and spurred petals. Flowers are aprox. 1" in diameter.
- Foliage TypeBasal foliage (5-9 heart-shaped leaflets). Foliage is tinged with red on emerging.
- Growth RateSlow
- Height/Habit10 - 12 inches
- Spread14 - 16 inches
- Planting InstructionsTop of plant should be just below soil level and 12-14" apart.
- Soil RequirementsAverage, dry to medium, well-drained soil
- Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- PruningFoliage is evergreen in mild climates. Cut it back in late winter before the flowers appear. No need to cut back the flowers after flowering.
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