Barrenwort 'Spine Tingler' Epimedium 'Spine Tingler'

Barrenwort 'Spine Tingler'


'Spine Tingler' is a low-growing, semi-evergreen perennial with spiny-edged, lance-shaped leaves. New foliage emerges bronze-red in colour before turning green. Sprays of soft yellow flowers with curving, narrow petals are borne on wiry stems in spring

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Common names

      Epimedium 'Spinetingler', Epimedium 'Sphinx Twinkler'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back old foliage in late winter before new flower stems emerge for the best display of new foliage and flowers

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division

  • insectPests

    May be susceptible to vine weevils, slugs and snails

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by a virus