|1||15C+||Indoor||Grow as a houseplant or under heated glass.|
|2||10 to 15C+||Indoor / Outdoor||Grow indoors, or outdoors in summer in a sheltered spot|
|3||5 to 10C||Tender||Grow outdoors in summer, and in a heated glasshouse in winter.|
|4||1 to 5C||Tender||Grow outdoors or under glass without risk of frost.|
|5||-5 to 1C||Half-Hardy||Hardy in coastal/mild/sheltered areas. Will not tolerate hard/sudden frost. May require winter protection in situ. such as fleece or straw mulch.|
|6||-10 to -5C||Hardy||May suffer at altitude, central/northerly locations, harsh winters, cold gardens and when grown in pots.|
|7||-15 to -10C+||Hardy||Will survive most severe winters but may be at risk in central/northerly locations and in pots. Top growth may be destroyed but will usually re-grow.|
|8||-20 to -15C||Hardy||Will survive severe winter, but may need protection when grown in pots.|
|9||-20C & Colder||Very Hardy / Hardy||in the severest European climates.|
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Originating from Mediterranean and E. Asia
A slowly spreading, ground-covering deciduous perennial with pointed oval-shaped leaves, flushed red when young -quite stunning. Produces dainty red and yellow flowers on wiry stems, held above the foliage in spring. Valued for its weed suppressing habit and its ability to grow in difficult dry shade, Epimedium x rubrum adds colour and texture to woodland borders. Cut back dead leaves in early spring before new growth emerges.
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in shade/part shade. Will tolerate dry soil once established.
Height and spread after 2 – 3 years 30cm x 30cm
Mature height and spread after 5 – 6 years 30cm x 60cm