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Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten'

Frohnleiten Fairy Wings

Item #: 2984

Zones: 5b to 8b, at least

Height: 15" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
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Epimedium 'Frohnleiten' is a spectacular hybrid (Epimedium perralderianum x Epimedium pinnatum ssp. colchicum) from Germany's Heinz Klose. In April (NC), Epimedium 'Frohnleiten' clumps are composed of superbly red mottled newly-emerging, heart-shaped green leaves which are topped with panicles of large butter-yellow flowers...a great woodland specimen. Epimedium 'Frohnleiten' is a spreading fairy wing (6-8" per year), whose foliage remains evergreen from Zone 6 southward, although we shear it back just prior to flowering.


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