Acuminate barrenwort Epimedium acuminatum

acuminate barrenwort


E. acuminatum is an evergreen, clump forming perennial, to 30cm in height, with heart-shaped leaves, bronze-tinted at first in spring before turning dark green. Flowers are purple with pale-pink curved spurs and are carried in open sprays in spring

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      acuminate barrenwort

    • Common names

      Epimedium simplicifolium

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back old foliage in late winter or early spring for the best display of new foliage and flowers

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Banks and Slopes Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Rock Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in autumn or after flowering

  • insectPests

    Prone to vine weevils

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by a virus