Barrenwort 'Red Beauty' Epimedium grandiflorum 'Red Beauty'

barrenwort 'Red Beauty'


'Red Beauty' is a deciduous, carpeting perennial, to 30cm tall, with toothed foliage, bronze-tinged when young, turning mid-green when mature and red-toned in autumn. Flowers are pink-purple, with pale-pink to white-tipped petal spurs, held in open sprays in spring

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      barrenwort 'Red Beauty'

    • Common names

      Epimedium 'Red Beauty'

  • 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 late winter or early spring for the best display of new foliage and flowers

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Low Maintenance 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