Wordless Wednesday: Epimedium




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    1. This is my favorite of my 3 epimediums.

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  2. First time here. Very, very nice!!! I love the green, forest-y background. That is some Epimedium isn't it? I love the coloration with the red splotches that look like paint specks. I don't know why I don't grow more Epis. I'm going to have to broaden my horizons. :) Thank you for commenting on my blog.

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    1. Thanks, Grace! The background is a photo I took in Ohanapecosh National Park of a vine maple. I just got my first 3 epimediums, and this is one. I think it's some kind of Epi. wushanense. I love your blog! I don't always comment because I often read it on my tablet and it can be a bit cumbersome.

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  3. What a beauty! I just got the first (of many, I suspect) Epimediums for our Northwest Territory. I think we finally have enough shade to grow them. So, are you gardening in the PNW or somewhere else entirely?

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    1. This is one of my first epimediums, too. I'm about an hour north of Portland.

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  4. I really like the splotches on the leaves, and elongated leaf shapes, plus the wonderful shiny Epi leaves. They look great with the foresty backgrounds too. Does this one grow big? I haven't gotten any special ones that seemed to grow big like plain old 'sulphureum'.

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    1. Hi, Hannah. Yes, this is a large, clumping Epi. The leaves are 5 to 6 inches long and the stems can grow to about 20 inches tall. It's quite dramatic.

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