Rose Queen Bishop's Hat
Epimedium grandiflorum 'Rose Queen'
|Description||An outstanding selection for shade, with dainty crimson flowers and beautiful dark bronze-purple foliage in fall. An excellent groundcover for the understory of rhododendrons, azaleas, and camellias. Hardy, sturdy and tolerant of dry shade conditions. Spreads to form attractive colonies over time. Adapts well to containers. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Late spring to summer|
|Mature Size||Slow to moderate growing; reaches 12 in. tall, spreading 12 to 18 in. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Design Ideas||A rare groundcover because it flowers and loves shade! Plant in masses under larger woody plants or add to shaded corners of perennial plantings. Works very well under larger shade-tree canopies, where sunlight is limited.|
|Companion Plants||Sedge (Carex); Hosta (Hosta); Astilbe (Astilbe); Coral Bells (Heuchera hybrids); Soloman's Seal (Polygonatum); Snakeroot (Actaea simplex)|
|Care||Thrives in humus-rich, neutral to acidic, well-drained soils. Best in shade or dappled morning sun with afternoon shade. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, prefers regular water, but tolerates drier conditions in well-shaded areas. Divide every 2 to 3 years in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.