Details

 

Epimedium 'Pink Elf' is an evergreen cultivar whose foliage is flushed bronze in the spring as new leaves emerge. Sprays of nodding flowers appear in early spring with pale pink spurs surrounding a darker pink-purple cup

 

 

Hardiness

H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)

 

Sunlight

Partial Shade

 

Aspect

East-facing, North-facing or West-facing

 

Exposure

Sheltered

 

 

Moisture

Moist but well-drained

 

Soil

Sand, Loam, Chalk

 

pH

Acid, Neutral

 

Size

Ultimate height: 0.1-0.5 metres

Ultimate spread: 0.1-0.5 metres

Time to ultimate height: 2-5 years

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil in partial shade; shelter from cold, drying winds

 

Propagation

Propagate by division in autumn or after flowering

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

 

How to care

Pruning

Cut back old foliage in late winter before new flower stems emerge for the best display of new foliage and flowers

 

Pests

May be prone to vine weevils

 

Diseases

May be affected by a virus

Epimedium Pink Elf

£7.80Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ