Epimedium Okuda's White

Surprisingly easy to grow.

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Available in the following states:
ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS and VIC

Epimedium 'Okuda's White' is a beautiful, pure white, Japanese Epimedium with large flowers and long spurs. The blooms open freely over bright green, heart shaped foliage.

The new foliage emerges in spring with a nice bronze blush before maturing to a nice apple green. A great ground cover, that in ideal conditions can spread up to 15cm a year. Such great value from these long lived plants.

Epimediums have a lot to offer, and the prosper in the most inhospitable of conditions, dry shade. They are clump forming, rhizomatous perennials native to woodland areas. They grow best in humus rich, well drained soils. Plant in a part shade to filtered light position.

Epimediums are good for planting beneath trees or shrubs such as Hydrangeas, in shaded borders, as shady ground covers or, in well cared for pots.

Fertilise and mulch Epimediums in winter, they love the soil to be rich in composting leaves so don't hold back with dumping them on when they fall in autumn. They spread by underground rhizomes, at a moderate rate, it is no brute. Divide your Epimedium clumps every 3-5 years and don’t forget to protect new foliage from the threat of slugs and snails.

Cut back your Epimedium foliage late winter or spring, to allow the new leaves and flowers to shine, just as you would a Hellebore/Winter Rose.

Epimediums are also known as Barrenwort, Bishop’s Hats and Horny Goat Weed.

Code

EMMOW

Botantical name

Epimedium sempervirens

Height

15-20cm

Width

30cm

Flowers

Spring to Summer

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Unavailable in WA

Frost hardiness

Aspect

Filtered Light

Supplied as

Pots

Water needs

1