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Epimedium Pink Elf
Epimedium Pink Elf
Epimedium Pink Elf
Epimedium Pink Elf
Epimedium Pink Elf
Epimedium Pink Elf
Epimedium Pink Elf

Epimedium Pink Elf
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"Bishop's Hat"

SIZE 1

Great for shade

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

RHS Award of Garden Merit

Packed in peat-free compost

Hardy throughout the UK

£6.95

The beautiful evergreen, clump-forming perennial Epimedium 'Pink Elf' is delicate in appearance, yet is both hardy and tough. Sprays of soft, nodding, pink flowers appear in early spring. Each bloom comprises pale pink spurs, surrounding a darker ruby-pink centre, or cup. They have a charming, slightly flicked-up appearance. A repeat show of flowers occurs in September. Epimedium 'Pink Elf' is an evergreen, but new leaves do emerge in spring; these are flushed bronze, and turn to pale green as the season progresses. The mature leaves become flushed with orange, particularly around the margins, in cold weather. The leaf stems are orange-bronze!

Known variously as barrenwort, bishop’s hat and half a dozen or so other common names, all epimediums are at their happiest in well-drained soil. They also prefer to grow in partial shade, easily provided by larger plants, and they are particularly effective beneath deciduous shrubs. Epimedium 'Pink Elf' adapts well to growing in a patio container, but keep it in a semi-shaded position, and make sure it does not bake dry in summer.

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Colour:

Pale pink to ruby pink

Height:

25-35 cm / 10-14"

Planting season:

Spring

Flowering time:

Summer

Botanical name:

Epimedium 'Pink Elf'

Light requirements:

Partial shade

Soil moisture:

Average

Naturalising:

Strong

Perennial:

Yes

  • Soak the roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting out
  • Plant your Epimedium bare roots into temporary pots in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors
  • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots
  • Plant the roots so that they are fully submerged with the shoots just below the surface or any top growth exposed
  • Plant in borders or containers in early summer once in full growth
  • Space the Epimedium plants 20-30cm apart
  • Water-in after planting and keep hydrated when in growth
  • Read more in our planting guide
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