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Epimedium x youngianum 'Purple Heart'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Epimedium x youngianum 'Purple Heart'

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Item #: 7389

Zones: 5a to 8b, at least

Height: 16" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Japan

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


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Epimedium x youngianum 'Purple Heart' is a 2000 Darrell Probst introduction from his cross of E. grandiflorum var. violaceum and E. x youngianum 'Pink Star'. The purple-tinged leaflets become darker as they mature, providing a stunning backdrop for the near-white flowers. While the leaves on this tight clumper eventually turn green as the weather warms, they once again take on the purple color as fall arrives.