Ground-covering, rhizomatous, perennial herbs with green leaves that turn red in late summer.
Latin name: Epimedium x rubrum
Plant in partial shade, in humus-rich, moist but well-drained, rocky soils.
Use in rock gardens or in groups for ground-covering.
Propagated by division in autumn.
Deciduous species with green, spiny, leaves, tinged with red in spring, that turn red in autumn. It bears cruciform flowers, with red sepals and yellow petals in April.