At the end of the epimedium alphabet, but no less wonderful is the little-known, but stunning Chinese Epimedium zhushanense….what a superb garden presence!
Here’s our clump of Epimedium ‘Domino‘ putting on quite a show in the garden today. How can you not fall in love with these fairy wings?
I just took this photo of another Plant Delights Introduction…the dwarf, spreading Epimedium ‘Sunny and Share’. This one is sure to get noticed by garden visitors, and because it spread so nicely, you’ll have plenty to “share”.
New this year is the incredibly floriferous Epimedium ‘Songbirds’, developed right here at Plant Delights. Do your epimediums flower this well?
I can’t imagine any lover of epimediums hasn’t grown this fantastic fairy wing selection by now…a Darrell Probst introduction. Here is a clump of Epimedium ‘Pink Champagne’ flowering now in the gardens here at Juniper Level…so showy!
This Darrell Probst introduction is looking so good in our cold frames today…I wish you could see it in person. Epimedium ‘Pink Champagne’ is a large growing, vigorous clumper that no shade garden should be without!
Looking good today is Epimedium wushanense ‘Sandy Claws’…a plant we originally obtained from Epimedium guru, Darrell Probst. This is a compact, spreading clone that always seems to draw attention. The leaves turn green after the spring flush…a truly superb fairy … Continue reading
Here’s a new photo of Epimedium ‘Pretty in PInk’….a Plant Delights Nursery introduction…a great combination of large flowers and mottled foliage.
Finally, the epimediums have started to pop in the cold frames and they look wonderful. We’re also seeing the first few stalks starting in the garden, but they are several weeks behind. The weather forecasts…if you believe long range forecasts, … Continue reading
Epimediums have long been a staple of the woodland perennial garden, but it wasn’t until plantsmen like Darrell Probst (US) and Mikinori Ogisu (Japan) began discovering and sharing the amazing wealth of unknown Chinese fairy wing species that their popularity … Continue reading