Barrenwort 'Akebono' Epimedium 'Akebono'

barrenwort 'Akebono'


'Akebono' is a pretty pale pink and white flowering cultivar. Flowers are borne from early to late spring. New foliage is red coloured as it emerges, fading to green

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      barrenwort 'Akebono'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back old foliage in mid to late winter just before new growth emerges for the best display of new foliage and flowers

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Garden Edging Low Maintenance City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in autumn or after flowering

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by vine weevil

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to a virus