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Epimedium grandiflorum 'Tama-no-gempei'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Epimedium grandiflorum 'Tama-no-gempei'

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Item #: 3751

Zones: 4a to 8b

Height: 16" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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(aka: Epimedium 'Tama no genpei) This popular Japanese selection has been slow to reach the US, so we are glad to help it along. The deer-resistant, deciduous, clumping Epimedium 'Tama-no-gempei' emerges in spring with attractive purple-tinted foliage. The first of the purple-and-white bicolor flowers are held just above the foliage, but rise higher, eventually to 16" tall. Seeing a mature clump will make you rethink the old adage about epimediums not being showy...splendid! (According to the International Nomenclature Code, the spelling should contain an "m" and not an "n".)