Epimedium x youngianum 'Roseum'
Description: A deciduous Epimedium with soft pink tinted leaves appearing in spring just as the purplish pink delicate flowers emerge on stems. The flowers have pretty markings of darker purple. A compact bushy habit which in summer forms a green carpet so ideal for ground cover.
Uses: As this is a smaller variety then it can be used in containers in shady spots, at the front of smaller borders, in courtyards and rockeries as well as edging in woodlands or other shaded area.
Climate/Position: Partial shade for this Epimedium
Height/Spread: 25cm height
Soil Requirements: Humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil but will tolerate drought when well established.
Pruning: As this is a deciduous form then the leaf remains can be removed in late autumn to tidy for winter.
Special Requirements: Lift and divide large clumps in autumn
Additional Interest: This is a hybrid of E. diphyllum × E. Grandiflorum