Epimedium zhushanense

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!

Epimedium wushanense ‘Sandy Claws’

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

Epimedium accuminatum ‘Ruby Shan’

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

A Fairy Wing and a Prayer

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