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Epimedium x rubrum 'Sweetheart'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Epimedium rubrum Sweetheart

Fairy Wings

Item #: 3684

Zones: 4a to 8b

Height: 16" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

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

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(E. x rubrum Cobblewood Form CC #93007) This Darrell Probst hybrid (E. sempervirens 'Candy Hearts' x E. alpinum) is a stunning, much-improved version of the typical E. x rubrum. Epimedium 'Sweetheart' has much better foliage (larger and darker green) that is fully evergreen, even in the North. In spring, the new leaves are heavily flushed with red, creating a stunning show. Above the foliage are the flower stalks that present clusters of scrumptious, bright-pink flowers. In time, this is sure to become the new industry standard.

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