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Rose Queen Bishop's Hat

Epimedium grandiflorum 'Rose Queen'

Pronunciation: ep-i-MEE-di-um gran-di-FLOR-um
SKU #03202

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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.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
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.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
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.

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