Epimedium 'White Hart'
Epimedium 'White Hart'
Epimedium 'White Hart'
Epimedium 'White Hart'

Epimedium 'White Hart'

"Bishop's hat"

Epimedium 'White Hart'

1 bare root — £2.98

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Description

Bring the shaded areas of your garden to life with this special little Epimedium 'White Hart'. Forming a wonderfully neat and lush ground cover of small heart-shaped leaves which are accented with an earthy maroon edge, for most of the year the foliage alone is a fabulous feature for shade. But then watch it in spring as it leaps into action with a profusion of dainty white blooms that look like a herd of white deer bounding through a miniature green landscape!

Part of the pleasure of Epimedium 'White Hart' is the fact that the flowers remain prominently above the young foliage where they can be seen and enjoyed. The pure white flowers are a highlight for the more dimly-lit areas of the garden, emerging in spring and hanging on through to midsummer, then repeating every year. Over the years this hardy perennial spreads to form a dense ground cover which not only looks lovely but also suppresses weeds. Plant them in an area with cool, moist soil and enjoy their easy going, low-maintenance nature.

Key features

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Great for shade

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Epimedium 'White Hart'

  • Flower colour

    White

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    20-30cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    10 plants per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright
    Spreading

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1-2 years

  • Sunlight

    Dappled shade
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Ground cover
    Woodland gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Soak your Epimedium 'White Hart' roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting.

    • Plant your "Bishop's hat" bare roots into temporary pots with a multipurpose compost in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors.

    • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots. Some have a noticeable crown which should be just below the soil surface with any top growth exposed.

    • Plant out into borders or permanent containers in late spring or early summer once in full growth. Choose a position in sun or shade depending on the variety.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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