Barrenwort 'Black Sea' Epimedium 'Black Sea'
'Black Sea' is a deciduous, rhizomatous perennial, to 30cm in height and 60cm spread, with attractive, red-tinted young foliage in spring, turning to mid-green and finally deep red, almost black in autumn. The small flowers, around 2cm wide, are a translucent orange with primrose yellow inner petals borne delicately on wiry, red stems
About this plant
barrenwort 'Black Sea'
Epimedium pinnatum subsp. colchicum 'Black Sea'
Cut back old foliage in late winter or early spring for the best display of new foliage and flowers
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
- Suitable locations
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Ground Cover Rock Garden
Propagate by division in autumn or after flowering
Prone to vine weevils
May be affected by a virus