The Sweetest Plant of Spring

I love all my plants, but some are easier to love than others.

This yellow Epimedium is a treasure. It requires only one thing, to be cut back in early March.

It likes shade. Can handle any water requirements, but appreciates moisture and light mulch.

The blooms are nothing short of magical. They are tiny, complex and delicate.

The yellow type blooms first. My white is compact, but worth bending down to admire.

The orange Epimedium blooms last. It is gorgeous.

Epimediums are hard to find, but worth the hunt.

Yellow Epimedium

Once you have one, you will understand why it is a favorite.

Flower

7 thoughts on “The Sweetest Plant of Spring

  1. I do have an epimedium, a yellow one. It’s reliable as furniture. It’s important to cut down the old leaves in February, before the flowers and new leaves sprout. I love the marbled patterns on the new leaves.

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