Longspur barrenwort (Epimedium grandiflorum)
Also known as:
Longspur barrenwort, longspur epimedium, longspur bishop's hat, bishop's cap,fairy wings
There are several species of barrenwort that are commonly used as ground covers, and longspur barrenwort is one of the showiest, due to its relatively large flowers. Other species and hybrids of barrenwort are listed at the end of this page. All of them do well in shady sites.
- Medium plant (12-24 inches),
- Small plant (6-12 inches)
- Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily),
- Full shade (4 hrs or less of light daily)