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Epimedium 'Splish Splash'

Splish Splash Barrenwort

Bishop's Hat

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Delicate nodding flowers, reminiscent of columbine, are white, emerging over attractive bright green foliage that is splashed with deep burgundy; makes a great shade groundcover

Description

Delicate nodding flowers, reminiscent of columbine, are white, emerging over attractive bright green foliage that is splashed with deep burgundy; makes a great shade groundcover

Landscape Attributes

Splish Splash Barrenwort is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Splish Splash Barrenwort is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Splish Splash Barrenwort will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 30 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

shade

partial shade

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

18 inches

3 feet

rich

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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